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730 Great Western Road; Botanic Gardens, Lodges at Queen Margaret Drive

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8782 / 55°52'41"N

Longitude: -4.2899 / 4°17'23"W

OS Eastings: 256845

OS Northings: 667370

OS Grid: NS568673

Mapcode National: GBR 0CD.GL

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.2JH2

Entry Name: 730 Great Western Road; Botanic Gardens, Lodges at Queen Margaret Drive

Listing Date: 28 July 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374931

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32514

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

A B M McDonald city architect; 1894. Pair of similar lodges
of mock Tudor style flanking entrance to gardens. Single
storey with symmetrical inward-facing elevations and
elevations to Great Western Road. Brick with sandstone bands,
margins and long and short work quoins.
Steps to door with ashlar parapet supporting gabled porch on
Roman Doric columns. Porches flanked by mullioned and
transomed 3-light window and roll-moulded panels containing
Glasgow City crest (S Lodge) or date 1894 (N Lodge).
Elevation to Great Western Road with 5-light transomed and
mullioned canted window. Timber brackets support jettied
gable. Dentil cornice at eaves. All gables half-timbered;
slate roofs; red tile cresting. N elevations with brick
stacks rising from ground.

Statement of Interest

Part of Botanic Gardens B Group.

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