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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377788
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33792
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: Cambuslang West
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
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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