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553-609 (Odd Nos) Shields Road, 271-277 (Odd Nos) Albert Drive, 86-88 (Even Nos) Leslie Street, Knowe Terrace Including Gatepiers and Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Pollokshields, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8418 / 55°50'30"N

Longitude: -4.2764 / 4°16'34"W

OS Eastings: 257555

OS Northings: 663292

OS Grid: NS575632

Mapcode National: GBR 0GT.6M

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.8FWH

Entry 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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377185

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33479

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Pollokshields

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

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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