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Latitude: 55.8793 / 55°52'45"N
Longitude: -4.3033 / 4°18'11"W
OS Eastings: 256009
OS Northings: 667524
OS Grid: NS560675
Mapcode National: GBR 08D.R5
Mapcode Global: WH3P1.VHZ6
Entry Name: 4 and 4a Sydenham Road
Listing Date: 28 July 1987
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 375300
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32586
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Mid 19th century. Detached villa with some Italianate
details; 2-storeys and attics. Polished ashlar with painted
dressings and base-course.
3 irregular bays to E elevation (to Sydenham Road): centre
bay with ramped-pillar porch, rising to heavy bracketted
balcony with pierced ashlar parapet. Pilastered arched
doorpiece, double-leaf panelled door, glazed fanlight. Above
door; single-light window with recessed shouldered moulded
architrave. To right; gabled advanced bay. Single-storey
canted bay window to ground with pilaster mullions; modillion
cornice and pierced ashlar parapet. Above, bipartite arched
windows with banded archivolt. To left at ground;
single-light architraved window with paired consoles, cornice
and parapet. To 1st floor, arched hood-moulded window in
advanced rectangular panel rising into gablet. Sash windows,
plate glass glazing. Deeply overhanging timber bracketted
eaves. Axial stacks, unusual incised decorative cans; slate
To left, service wing, now converted to dwelling; 2-storey
gabled block attached to main house by single storey and
attic recessed bay with wide, shouldered arch doorpiece now
with modern door.
Roof of main house; long low arcaded top light to billiard
N elevation stugged ashlar with simplified details.
Tall wallhead stack.
W elevation (to garden) further simplified conservatory at
Interior with elaborate plasterwork to cornice and ceilings
of main rooms. Panelled dado to hall; cast-iron stair
balusters with carved timber newel post.
Low coped ashlar wall to front garden with pair of tall
square ashlar gatepiers with checked-back arrises and arched hood-mouldings supporting coping stone.
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