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8 and 8a Sydenham Road, (Newhall), with Terraces and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8785 / 55°52'42"N

Longitude: -4.3033 / 4°18'11"W

OS Eastings: 256005

OS Northings: 667437

OS Grid: NS560674

Mapcode National: GBR 08D.RG

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.VHZT

Entry Name: 8 and 8a Sydenham Road, (Newhall), with Terraces and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 28 July 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375301

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32587

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

J Thomson, architect; 1859. Picturesque asymmetrical Tudor

Gothic villa. 2-storeys, attics and basement. Irregular ground

plan with single-storey and basement wing to S and service

wing to W. Terraced gardens.

Droved ashlar with polished margins and dressings;

stonecleaned; Picturesque asymmetrical elevations with high barge-boarded gables. Windows bi or quatrepartite transomed

and/or mullioned, with moulded reveals and mostly with hood

moulds. Some canted oriel and bay windows with decorative

moulded frieze cornice or pierced parapet details.

Door to NE with stiff leaf capital columns supporting porch

with pierced balustrade above 4-centre arch doorpiece,

double-leaf panelled doors. Single storey pavilion to S with

4-centre arched arcaded verandah and balcony.

Sash windows, plate glass glazing. Some 1st floor windows

have good leaded glass to upper sashes. Steeply pitched slate

roofs; corniced stacks with tall Tudor cans either single or

arranged in prominent groups.

Terraced garden with flight of stone steps balustrade and

piers.

Corniced octagonal gatepiers; stugged ashlar boundary wall

stepped down slope with coped piers.

Statement of Interest

J Thomson of West Nile Street not Baird and Thompson.

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