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Latitude: 55.8825 / 55°52'57"N
Longitude: -4.3017 / 4°18'6"W
OS Eastings: 256120
OS Northings: 667878
OS Grid: NS561678
Mapcode National: GBR 09C.21
Mapcode Global: WH3P1.WDRR
Plus Code: 9C7QVMMX+28
Entry Name: 5 Lancaster Crescent, Glasgow
Listing Name: 3-9 (Inclusive Nos) Lancaster Crescent and 3-9 (Inclusive Nos) Lancaster Crescent Lane; Great Western Road
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 375192
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32556
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Nos 3-7 by J L Cowan, architect; 1898; Nos 8-9 by J C
McKellar, architect; 1907. Curving terrace of wide 3-bay
houses, 2 storeys and attics, polished ashlar. All similarly detailed; Nos 8-9 plainer in ornament, stonecleaned and described last.
Nos 3-7: low flight of steps to central tripartite doorpiece with glazed (mostly leaded), sidelights; elaborate consoles support cornice with pierced ashlar parapet (cast-iron insets at Nos 6-7). Double-leaf panelled storm doors; vestibule door with glazed, mostly leaded panels and fanlight. Flanking door, corniced canted windows with blocking course. 5 single light windows to 1st floor. Sash windows, plate glass glazing. Continuous string course at ground and 1st floor cills.
Strings at eaves, plain cornice, deep plain parapet.
Nos 8 and 9 flanked by Corinthian pilastered doorpiece with consoled cornice and blocking course; roll-moulded reveals. At ground, canted 4-light windows flank doorpiece. 6 single light windows to 1st floor. Plain main cornice, deep parapet broken by modern concrete balustrade in front of dormers. Various dormers shapes to crescent.
Nos 6 and 7 with round-headed dormers. Rear elevations, coursed stugged ashlar all with large irregular 2-storey wings to rear with polished margins. Nos 5 and 6 with large modern roughcast extensions.
Good cast-iron railings to steps and some front gardens.
Part of Great Western Road A group.
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