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730 Great Western Road; Botanic Gardens Glass Houses

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8794 / 55°52'45"N

Longitude: -4.2903 / 4°17'25"W

OS Eastings: 256823

OS Northings: 667508

OS Grid: NS568675

Mapcode National: GBR 0CD.D4

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.2H84

Entry Name: 730 Great Western Road; Botanic Gardens Glass Houses

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374929

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32512

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

1883, extensively repaired to original design. Glass, cedar wood and cast-iron construction with ashlar base courses, rebuilt at rear with brick base courses. Long symmetrical elevation with taller end and central pavilions.

Interior with cast-iron columns, some supporting cast-iron spiral staircases.

Statement of Interest

Part of Botanic Gardens B group.

CHANGE OF CATEGORY B FOR GROUP TO B 28-7-87.

Cedarwood now substantially replaced by bronzed aluminium (1993).

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