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124 Springkell Avenue, Benefrey, Including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

A Category A Listed Building in Pollokshields, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8391 / 55°50'20"N

Longitude: -4.3046 / 4°18'16"W

OS Eastings: 255777

OS Northings: 663055

OS Grid: NS557630

Mapcode National: GBR 08V.HL

Mapcode Global: WH3P7.VHCJ

Entry Name: 124 Springkell Avenue, Benefrey, Including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377199

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33486

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Pollokshields

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

W Hunter McNab (of Leiper and McNab), 1910. Large asymmetrical 2-storey villa. Franco-Scots late gothic with single, mullioned/ mullioned and transomed windows (casements) with small leaded panes, some openings basket-arched. Stugged ashlar coursers, polished dressings; gabled bays, skews run horizontally over angles, ball finials, coped stacks; broad-eaved and steep-pitched green slate roofs. Asymmetrical elevations, advanced/recessed bays and canted windows; 2-bay near-centre gable on S elevation, conical-roofed broad circular turret at SE angle; porch on E flank. Good interior with extensive oak-panelling, low-beamed ceilings, carved stone overmantels, high quality plasterwork by G Bankart of G Jackson and Sons.

Boundary wall also stugged coursers, renaissance balusters, ball-finialled octagonal gatepiers.

Statement of Interest

Formerly used as a university hall of residence, now (June 1999) sub-divided into 3 flats. Built for John Anderson. Upgraded B to A 3 August 1990.

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