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Cottage, Elder Park, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Govan, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8637 / 55°51'49"N

Longitude: -4.3269 / 4°19'36"W

OS Eastings: 254475

OS Northings: 665839

OS Grid: NS544658

Mapcode National: GBR 03K.ZR

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.HWS5

Plus Code: 9C7QVM7F+F6

Entry Name: Cottage, Elder Park, Glasgow

Listing Name: Elder Park, Cottage

Listing Date: 12 October 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376910

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33302

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Govan

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Cottage

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Conversion probably in 1885 of cottge as park amenity,
with toilets, flanking wings each with open verandah.
Rubble-built, ashlar dressings, slate roofs.
COTTAGE: earlier 19th century, presumably a farmhouse
originally. Single storey and attic, central doorway
with panelled door, fanlight and consoled hood; margined
windows (sashes) flanking; gabled stone wall-head
dormers have moulded window reveals and date from
conversion; end stacks.
FLANKING WINGS: perhaps originally part of farm
steading; each now with big piended roof with cast-iron
columned verandah open to front and to either flank.

Statement of Interest

Elder Park was gifted to the inhabitants of Govan

in 1885 by Mrs John Elder in memory of her husband, the

shipbuilder (Groome, GAZETTEER, 2nd ed, vol III, p207).

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