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2-8 (Even Nos) Kensington Road and Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8798 / 55°52'47"N

Longitude: -4.3002 / 4°18'0"W

OS Eastings: 256202

OS Northings: 667573

OS Grid: NS562675

Mapcode National: GBR 09D.C0

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.XGFT

Entry Name: 2-8 (Even Nos) Kensington Road and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 28 July 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375071

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32538

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; 1900-01. Terrace
of 2-bay houses, No 8, 3-bay. 2 storeys, attic and basement.
Polished red ashlar, stugged at basement. To left, steps
oversailing basement to double-leaf panelled door with oculus
fanlight and glazed sidelights, set in tripartite doorpieces
with polished granite dwarf pilasters and colonnettes
supporting heavy cornice arching over oculus, with bold
keystone. To right (and left at No 8) 5-light bow window
rises from basement to 3-light bow dormer with conical slate
roof. Bipartite window above doorpiece. Sash windows plate
glass glazing. Most upper sashes with decorative leaded
panes. Band course at eaves. Timber brackets support widely
overhanging eaves. Alternately bow or bipartite dormers.
Pitched and platformed slate roofs. Ceramic cresting and
skews. Corniced axial stacks.
Solid ashlar parapet to steps, low ashlar boundary wall to
gardens. Stugged ashlar rear elevation

Statement of Interest

Part of Kensington Gate B group.

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