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Latitude: 55.8421 / 55°50'31"N
Longitude: -4.2762 / 4°16'34"W
OS Eastings: 257566
OS Northings: 663330
OS Grid: NS575633
Mapcode National: GBR 0GT.7H
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.8FY7
Plus Code: 9C7QRPRF+RG
Entry Name: 579 Shields Road, Glasgow
Listing Name: 553-609 (Odd Nos) Shields Road, 271-277 (Odd Nos) Albert Drive, 86-88 (Even Nos) Leslie Street, Knowe Terrace Including Gatepiers and Railings
Listing Date: 22 March 1977
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377180
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33479
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Pollokshields
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
Tagged with: Building
1874-76. Long terrace block stepped in slope forming entire E side of Shields Road between Albert Drive and Leslie Street. Matching end blocks of 3 storeys and basement, 4 windows including splayed outer bays; centre houses each 2 storeys, attics and basements, 3-window with architraves, divided into pairs by banded pilasters, doorpieces paired except at ends: banded masonry to ground floor. Cill-band to 1st, modillion cornice to attic storeys; 6 have single round-headed attic windows under pedimented parapets with acroteria and ball-finials, 6 houses have 3 dormers each with pediment treatment and acroteria. Return flanks with end triplets and detail as before. Original cast- iron area railings to flanks and also Nos 553 and 605 to 609 (odd nos). Original stone gatepiers.
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