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730 Great Western Road; Botanic Gardens, Gates at Queen Margaret Drive, Gates at Kirklee Quadrant and Boundary Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8781 / 55°52'41"N

Longitude: -4.2897 / 4°17'22"W

OS Eastings: 256856

OS Northings: 667360

OS Grid: NS568673

Mapcode National: GBR 0CD.HM

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.2JK4

Entry Name: 730 Great Western Road; Botanic Gardens, Gates at Queen Margaret Drive, Gates at Kirklee Quadrant and Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 28 July 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374928

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32511

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Gateway to Queen Margaret Drive; A B McDonald city architect; circa 1894. 2 pairs of gates arranged with wide central carriageway flanked by narrow pedestrian gateway. 4 tall square gatepiers of banded ashlar and brick rising to octagonal domed ashlar caps with ball finials to outer pair, inner pair support wrought-iron lamp brackets. Elaborate wrought- iron gates with city arms.

At Kirklee Quadrant: 2 pairs of cast-iron gates with cast-iron gatepiers.

Surrounding gardens, low coped ashlar wall supports cast-iron railings. Opposite Kibble Palace and Kirklee Gardens; tall coped coursed ashlar wall.

Statement of Interest

Part of Botanic Gardens B group

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