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20 Corkerhill Gardens, Maryland House

A Category C Listed Building in Cardonald, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8458 / 55°50'44"N

Longitude: -4.3324 / 4°19'56"W

OS Eastings: 254064

OS Northings: 663857

OS Grid: NS540638

Mapcode National: GBR 02S.V6

Mapcode Global: WH3P7.FB6D

Entry Name: 20 Corkerhill Gardens, Maryland House

Listing Date: 17 February 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377367

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33588

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Cardonald

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Style of David Hamilton. Built circa 1820. Classical country house now incorporated within city. 2 storeys, 3 bays with Greek revival ornament including fluted Doric porch, simplified acroteria to ground floor window pediments. Dry-dashed front (N) elevation has variety of planes, with centre bay shallow advanced, prominent giant angle pilasters each with plain recessed panel; painted ashlar architraves and porch (E flank also dry-dashed; remainder ashlar-faced). Main cornice unpainted, and blocking course, block pediments over centre and ends. Sash windows with 4-pane glazing pattern. End stacks now cut down; piended shallow-pitched slate roof enclosed by blocking course. Deeply recessed and pedimented single storey single bay flanking wing to W, corresponding wing to E replaced by large modern hall. Stair window (re-glazed early 20th century) central on rear wall, unfortunate modern additions and brick-walled court also at rear.

INTERIOR: much altered, but some original cornice plasterwork, more probably survives behind suspended ceilings; cantilevered stone stair with decorative cast-iron balusters.

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