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Central Avenue, 5 Beech Avenue, Ashfield Including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8187 / 55°49'7"N

Longitude: -4.1754 / 4°10'31"W

OS Eastings: 263797

OS Northings: 660526

OS Grid: NS637605

Mapcode National: GBR 3V.6KXS

Mapcode Global: WH4QM.T0XM

Entry Name: Central Avenue, 5 Beech Avenue, Ashfield Including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 16 March 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377788

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33792

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cambuslang

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Cambuslang West

Parish: Cambuslang

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Circa 1880 symmetrical 2-storey 3-bay villa, with some alteration early 20th century. East-facing, and on corner plot, all openings on main elevation with stilted flat arches, window jambs, mullions of canted ground floor windows and columns of doorcase all with foliated capitals. Stugged ashlar coursers, polished dressings, plate glass sash windows, slate roof with decorative eaves brackets, end stacks. On south flank, a shallow 2-storey canted window and 3 small windows, all small-paned and all additions. Low service court at rear.

GATEPIERS at street corner are contemporary with house, and are a version of a design seen eg in Pollokshields (as, indeed, is the house - of Matilda Road), but the walls are rough-hewn rubble with recessed pointing, and more likely date from when the house was altered; likewise, the wrought-iron gates.

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