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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
Entry Name: Elder Park, Cottage
Listing Date: 12 October 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376910
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33302
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Govan
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
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.
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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