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2-8 (Even Nos) North Gardner Street and 28-30 (Even Nos) Partickhill Road

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8743 / 55°52'27"N

Longitude: -4.3054 / 4°18'19"W

OS Eastings: 255860

OS Northings: 666968

OS Grid: NS558669

Mapcode National: GBR 08F.BZ

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.VM02

Entry Name: 2-8 (Even Nos) North Gardner Street and 28-30 (Even Nos) Partickhill Road

Listing Date: 2 August 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375900

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32868

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Thomas Baird, 1903-1905. Imposing range of tenements grouped around corner composition. Large main door and close entry four and five apartment houses. Sheer, unadorned walls with overscaled, mannered detailing and boldly-projecting balconies; Glasgow style. Red sandstone. Polished ashlar. Round arched, architraved close entrances flat-lintelled architraved main door and regular window openings with massive mannered keystones. Partickhill Road elevation: full-height parapetted bay windows, massive stone partly balustraded balcony to eastern bays at second floor (removed after 1993): boldly-projecting eaves. North Gardner Street elevation: continuing Partickhill Road detailing on corner then breaking into more elaborate treatment with regular full height parapetted bays corbelled out over close entrances on massive corbels. Sash and case windows (where original) with multi-paned upper sash (vertically divided in corner tenement). Soaring wallhead stacks breaking through eaves; stacks corbelled at eaves and dying into bracketted continuous cill course at third floor. Axial stacks. INTERIORS: Glasgow style close tiling, joinery detailing and stained glas throughout. Unusual fitted outer door arrangements to flat entrances.

Statement of Interest

Built for Partickhill Building Company. Early use of communal telephones, located in close.

Minor update to description in 2018.

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