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11-24 (Inclusive Nos) Kensington Gate

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.88 / 55°52'47"N

Longitude: -4.2998 / 4°17'59"W

OS Eastings: 256232

OS Northings: 667593

OS Grid: NS562675

Mapcode National: GBR 09C.GY

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.XGNP

Entry Name: 11-24 (Inclusive Nos) Kensington Gate

Listing Date: 28 July 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375059

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32536

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

David Barclay of H & D Barclay, architect; circa 1902-1903.
Serpentine terrace of 14 houses all similar in style and
detail; fenestration varies slightly in accordance with
width of elevation allowed by curve. Mainly 2-bay elevations.
To right of door, all have 5-light bow window rising from
basement, to 3-light bow dormer with conical slate roof.
Steps oversailing basement to double-leaf panelled door with
oculus fanlight above and glazed sidelights. Tripartite
doorpiece at Nos 11, 12 and 19-24 with polished granite
colonnettes and dwarf pilasters supporting heavy cornice
arching over oculus, with bold keystone. At Nos 13-18 door
flanked by polished granite colonnettes with foliate
corbel-caps supporting moulded archivolt. Bipartite window
above door with extra single-light windows at Nos 11, 12 and
19-24. Sash windows, plate glass, glazing. Many upper sashed
fanlights and sidelights with art nouveau leaded glass. Band
course at eaves timber brackets support widely overhanging
eaves. Alternately bipartite or bow dormers. Red tile
cresting and skews at party walls; decorative skew putts.
Corniced axial stacks, with steeply pitched slate roofs and
platform.
Flank to W (No 24) 3-bay, finely stugged ashlar with polished
dressings. To left, 2-storey 5-light bow window rises to
conical slate roof. Centre bay advanced square 3-light window
of 2-storeys, small gablet dormer.
Solid ashlar parapet to steps and low ashlar wall to
basement.
Particularly elaborate coloured leaded glass panel to
vestibule door of No 11.

Statement of Interest

Part of Kensington Gate B group. Continuous in design with

2-8 Kensington Road, which it adjoins; also a David Barclay

design.

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