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Mosesfield House, Belmont Road, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8917 / 55°53'30"N

Longitude: -4.2278 / 4°13'40"W

OS Eastings: 260776

OS Northings: 668751

OS Grid: NS607687

Mapcode National: GBR 0S7.1Q

Mapcode Global: WH4Q7.151P

Plus Code: 9C7QVQRC+MV

Entry Name: Mosesfield House, Belmont Road, Glasgow

Listing Name: 100 Belmont Road, Mosesfield House

Listing Date: 15 October 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376899

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33292

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Springburn/Robroyston

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Country house

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"David Hamilton architect 1838" inscribed over door.
2-storey modest-scale country house now incorporated
within city. Sub-divided: club at ground floor, domestic
flat above. In the individual castellated gothic style
developed by Hamilton, sash windows with horizontal
glazing, pointed windows also have simple tracery;
prominent cornice moulding continued along skews and
stepped over gables, kneelers and dormer heads; apex
finials, prominent stacks with grouped square flues. Low
courtyard block at E. Mainly ashlar, lesser elevations
coursed rubble; slate roofs. S (entrance) elevation has
advanced gable right with painted hood-moulded entrance
to groin-vaulted recessed open porch, entrance door
within; stone-balconied and hood-moulded window above
entrance; crenellated canted ground floor window left and
2 1st floor windows. W elevation repeats detailing but
advanced gable at right is castellated; octagonal angle
shafts all carried upwards and corbelled out as thin,
residual bartizans. Modern lavatory outshot on N wall.
Courtyard block now (1988) serves as Parks Department
store; 2 single storey ranges, in L-plan, N range linked
to house, E range with loft contained below eaves and
with coach-house; courtyard closed to S by high screen
wall with blind tall loops flanking moulded large
carriage arch with cornice moulding stepped over, gable
of E range set forward at right.
Interior of house retains much original ornament
including decorative cornice plasterwork and marble
chimney pieces; vestibule walls have 2 inset painted
scenes and 2 classically-robed busts.

Statement of Interest

Originally Sighthill House.

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