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5 Sydenham Road Including Gatepiers and Coachhouse

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.878 / 55°52'40"N

Longitude: -4.3025 / 4°18'8"W

OS Eastings: 256054

OS Northings: 667384

OS Grid: NS560673

Mapcode National: GBR 08D.XM

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.WJC5

Entry Name: 5 Sydenham Road Including Gatepiers and Coachhouse

Listing Date: 14 April 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377298

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33547

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Circa 1850-60. Large 2-storey and part basement Italianate villa, built on fall of ground to E. Stugged cream sandstone in courses, polished ashlar dressings; broad raised margins clasping elevations at quoins. Architraved windows, arched and rectangular, single and bipartite; plate glass sash and case glazing. Shallow pitched roof with overhanging eaves and shallow pitched gables.

ENTRANCE (W) ELEVATION: 3-bays; Roman Doric pilastered architrave surrounding cavetto-moulded doorpiece with 2-leaf, 8-panel doors at centre, inner door round headed, with 3 arched leaded lights over lugged panel, glazed fanlight in spandrel over; entrance approached by balustraded stair, siongle window over. To left architraved bipartite at ground, single arched window with pedimented dormer head breaking eaves at 1st floor. Gabled right-hand bay slightly advanced, with 3-light parapetted projecting window bay at ground and arched bipartite at 1st floor.

N ELEVATION: broad gabled 2-window bay to right, advanced 2-window bay left, single storey pitched roof outshot screening ground to left of gabled bay in re-entrant angle, 9-light mulliond and transomed stair window with arched top lights and leaded glazing, set in segmental-arched recess at 1st floor over.

REAR (E) ELEVATION: 2-storey and basement, large full-height canted 3-light window projection to right, single windows to each cant, except E-facing at 1st floor which is blind. Single window bay close to canted projection at centre, blind to left, wallhead stack rising above, splay of canted window bay to right of S elevation at SE angle.

S ELEVATION: full-height canted bay window to right, as on rear elevation. Broad gabled bay to left, with projecting polygonal ingleneuk/oriel corbelled out at ground floor to right, near centre.

INTERIOR: retains something of original decorative scheme, including arcaded screen in drawing room, ground floor to right, near centre.

GATEPIERS: pair painted, square-plan ashlar piers, with deep plinths, chamfered arisses, plain friezes and very shallow pyramidal caps; low 2-course coped boundary wall to right.

COACHHOUSE: one and a half storey piend roofed building with single stoery wing, snecked cream sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Elevation to garden is blind to L at ground floor (coachhouse) bay to right has doorway with single pane rectangualr fanlights, flanked by windows with 6-pane glazing, upper pair of panes hoppers. At attic floor semi-dormers with gabletheads, 2-pane sash windows, prominent eaves, bargeboards to gablets.

Central ridge chimneystack with plain cope and blocking course. To west single storey piend roofed wing with doorway facing garden. rear elevation not seen.

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