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231 Nithsdale Road and Albert Drive, Xaverton House (Formerly Oakleigh), Including Gatepiers and Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Pollokshields, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8429 / 55°50'34"N

Longitude: -4.2932 / 4°17'35"W

OS Eastings: 256506

OS Northings: 663456

OS Grid: NS565634

Mapcode National: GBR 0BT.S6

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.0DWL

Entry Name: 231 Nithsdale Road and Albert Drive, Xaverton House (Formerly Oakleigh), Including Gatepiers and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 26 February 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377114

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33443

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Pollokshields

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Style of W F MaGibbon, 1880/90. Large 2-storey and
attic villa with baronial details, windows mostly
mullioned and transomed. Stone-cleaned yellow ashlar,
plate glass glazing; bracketted eaves, big piended slate
roofs. 3-bay (N) front, curved window bay right carried
above eaves with parapet, 3-light attic window and
conical roof; pedimented stone dormers; porch recessed
on left (E) flank and with single blocked column, modern
timber range to E apparently re-uses base of former
conservatory; W flank to Albert Road similarly
detailed; lower rear wing includes lantern (presumably)
above billiard room.
Stone-built boundary wall (painted), renaissance
gatepiers at street corner with pyramidal caps.

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