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56 Partickhill Road 'Woodbank', Carriage House, Arch to Service Court, Retaining Walls and Cast-Iron Gates

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8745 / 55°52'28"N

Longitude: -4.3086 / 4°18'30"W

OS Eastings: 255662

OS Northings: 667007

OS Grid: NS556670

Mapcode National: GBR 07F.PW

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.SLHV

Entry Name: 56 Partickhill Road 'Woodbank', Carriage House, Arch to Service Court, Retaining Walls and Cast-Iron Gates

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376037

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32895

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Circa 1841. 2-storey classical house, 3 bays with
additional single storey recessed E entrance bay, attached
outbuildings. Polished ashlar, squared rubble rear
elevations. Sash and case windows in architraves,
windows to front plate glass, those to rear with 12-pane
glazing, plinth.
MAIN ELEVATIONS TO S: Greek Ionic central portico with
cornice and blocking course, flanked by console corniced
windows over centre bay. Pilastered single storey entrance
to E with 2 arched windows in return.
W RETURN: projecting side entrance to rear garden,
corniced with sculpted lion couchant. Splayed, corniced
axial stacks to E and W returns.
Rear elevation: 3 bays with central, round-headed narrow
stair light.
INTERIOR: Corinthian columned hall screen with responds.
Elaborately coffered, corniced vestibule and hall. Stone
staircase with cast-iron baluster. Console corniced
doors. Left upper room angle consoled marble
chimneypiece.
OUTBUILDINGS: attached to house by pedimented keyblocked
archway with sculpted eagle. Double-leaf wooden gates,
panelled fret work in upper part. Plain single-storey
buildings, loft with pigeon hole gable, stone coping, slate
roof.
Coped boundary wall. Cast-iron gates and piers.

Statement of Interest

John Baird I? Built by Alex Wood. A-listed for unusually

complete group of house outbuildings, boundary walls,

railings and gates.

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