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Carmunnock 80 Busby Road Carnbooth House

A Category B Listed Building in Linn, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7881 / 55°47'17"N

Longitude: -4.2519 / 4°15'7"W

OS Eastings: 258890

OS Northings: 657271

OS Grid: NS588572

Mapcode National: GBR 3S.86KF

Mapcode Global: WH3PG.NSG4

Entry Name: Carmunnock 80 Busby Road Carnbooth House

Listing Date: 12 October 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376932

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33316

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Linn

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Alexander Cullen Dated 1900. Country house; arts and
crafts movement, with Scots 17th century revival
detailing - 2 storeys, and essentially 2 ranges in a T-
plan. White-harled with contrasting red ashlar
dressings, broad-eaved red-tile roofs, crow-stepped
gables. Single and mullioned windows, some ground floor
windows canted, these also with distinctive projecting
transomes; 1st floor glazing mainly multi-paned.
Main entrance on E front in gabled range, near-centre
porch continued to left as balustraded projecting
window; round-arched, roll-moulded and key-blocked
renaissance-style doorway (2 leaf doors), recessed lower
service range to right, its roof swept down to single
storey to service court and with green copper
conical-roofed angle turret; advanced bay left treated
like dummy tower house, parapet enclosing gable head;
projecting chimney breast, rooms at both levels with
ingle-neuks within. S (garden) elevation has advanced
outer gables, the left gable with bartizans, 2-storey
curved window to right, bay corbelled to square above
ground. Corniced end and axial stacks. Modern extension
to W.
INTERIOR: entrance hall contains large red ashlar
chimney piece, timber stair on axis of ranges with
ornamented newel posts, arcade above now glazed in; some
art nouveau detail. Some rooms now sub-divided, several
with modest ornament; rooms with ingle-neuks both have
elaborate cornice plasterwork.

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