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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
Plus Code: 9C7QVPH6+73
Entry Name: Lodges, Botanic Gardens, 703 Great Western Road, Glasgow
Listing Name: 730 Great Western Road; Botanic Gardens, Lodges at Queen Margaret Drive
Listing Date: 28 July 1987
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 374931
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32514
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
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.
Part of Botanic Gardens B Group.
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