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Elstow, 5 Victoria Circus, Dowanhill, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8787 / 55°52'43"N

Longitude: -4.3003 / 4°18'1"W

OS Eastings: 256191

OS Northings: 667453

OS Grid: NS561674

Mapcode National: GBR 09D.BD

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.XHDN

Plus Code: 9C7QVMHX+FV

Entry Name: Elstow, 5 Victoria Circus, Dowanhill, Glasgow

Listing Name: 5 Victoria Circus, (Elstow)

Listing Date: 28 July 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375304

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32590

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Villa

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Mid 19th century villa remodelled and extended in the baronial
style with A N Paterson, architect; 1899. Asymmetrical main
3-storey elevation to W; boldly projecting canted bay and
tall bowed bay additional 2-storey entrance porch to left.
Coursed stugged ashlar with polished dressings and margins;
all stonecleaned. All ground and 1st floor windows transomed,
bay windows mullioned; sash windows, lower sash plate glass,
upper sash 4-pane glazing.
Main elevation to left; gabled bay with canted 2-storey
window with embattled parapet; 3-light window in gable head.
Original narrow entrance bay converted 1899 to bipartite
architraved consoled corniced window, now re-converted to
doorway with fanlight. At left, 3-storey bow window with 3
windows to ground and 1st 5 at 2nd. Latter with roll-moulded
architraves and hemi-domical roof; crow-stepped gable above.
2-storey bay to left with steps to lugged roll-moulded
depressed arch doorpiece with bold keystone, flanked by
Tuscan columns supporting pediment. Single-light window
above, flanked by strip of polished ashlar. Cornice with
pierced parapet. Further 2-storey wing to left, part of
original villa.
Rear elevation irregular with elongated 5-light bow window to
left and 3-storey turret with conical roof to right.
Otherwise windows mainly tripartite, treated as main facade.
Single storey and attic servants wing to NE.

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