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Latitude: 55.8706 / 55°52'14"N
Longitude: -4.2918 / 4°17'30"W
OS Eastings: 256698
OS Northings: 666534
OS Grid: NS566665
Mapcode National: GBR 0CH.29
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.1PLW
Entry Name: 2 and 4 Dumbarton Road, Kelvingrove Park, Sunlight Cottages
Listing Date: 6 February 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 375980
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32883
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Hillhead
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
James Miller, modelled on Port Sunlight for 1901 exhibition and presented by Lever Brothers to the City of Glasgow 1901. 4 assymetrical, 2-storey, multi-gabled, cottages in Cheshire vernacular. Red brick with elaborate timber-framed upper floor, some gables jettied with dragon beams, carved bressumers and bargeboards; main W-facing gable tile-hung. Single storey service court to E. Multi-pane casement windows in a variety of sizes, a few small 4-pane sash and case windows, one window with modern metal glazing to E. Boldly detailed projecting chimney-breasts to W, S and E, corniced and coped brick stacks. Red tile roofs.
These cottages, with the Kelvingrove Gallery, are the only surviving buildings from the 1901 exhibition. Part of Kelvingrove Park West B group, comprising 10 Dumbarton Road, Partick Bridge over River Kelvin, Partick Sewage Pumping Station, Anderson's College, The Snow Bridge, University Main Block, Art Gallery and Museum and The Cameronians Monument.
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