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1-7 (Inclusive Nos) Kirklee Gardens and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8836 / 55°53'0"N

Longitude: -4.2957 / 4°17'44"W

OS Eastings: 256498

OS Northings: 667984

OS Grid: NS564679

Mapcode National: GBR 0BB.8N

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.ZCLY

Entry Name: 1-7 (Inclusive Nos) Kirklee Gardens and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 15 January 1985

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375139

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32547

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

James Thomson, architect, 1877-8. Truncated astylar terrace
of 5-bay houses with pavilion to S. 2 storeys, attics and
basement, polished ashlar, channelled at ground. Shallow
advanced and taller pavilion (Nos 1 and 2) with rusticated
quoins at 1st floor.
Steps oversailing basement to tripartite doorpieces with
glazed sidelights, roll-moulded reveals with rounded angles
to doorpieces; glazed sidelights, double-leaf panelled storm
doors; vestibule door with glazed fanlight. All windows
single light, architraved at 1st with recessed apron panel,
plate glass sashes. Nos 3-7 with band course over ground,
moulded eaves strings, eaves cornice and blocking course.
Slate roof, corniced axial stacks.
At pavilion (Nos 1 and 2) consoled cornices to windows of
outer bays; inner 3 bays with carved decorative friezes,
consoled segmental pediments and solid ashlar balcony
supported on stone brackets. Continuous cornice over ground,
moulded cill band to 1st floor, string course at eaves;
modillion cornice with disc frieze. Dormers with broken
pediment linked by die balustrade (partly missing).
Flank to No 1; 3-bay, detailed as main terrace, 1st floor
windows architraved and corniced. Solid parapet over eaves.
Rear elevation droved ashlar, mainly single light windows
with plate glass sashes. Hipped dormers; tall corniced axial
stacks, octagonal cans.
Droved ashlar walls or cast-iron railings divide rear
gardens. Good cast-iron railings to front steps. Pair of
corniced ashlar gatepiers to carriageway supporting cast-iron
lamp brackets to E.

Statement of Interest

Speculative development financed by James Norris (bankrupt in

early 1880's).

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