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The Tower, 18 and 20 Castlefield Court, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8843 / 55°53'3"N

Longitude: -4.1666 / 4°9'59"W

OS Eastings: 264578

OS Northings: 667801

OS Grid: NS645678

Mapcode National: GBR 3W.27Y2

Mapcode Global: WH4Q7.ZC2D

Plus Code: 9C7QVRMM+P9

Entry Name: The Tower, 18 and 20 Castlefield Court, Glasgow

Listing Name: 18 and 20 Castlefield Court

Listing Date: 22 March 1977

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377940

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33866

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: North East

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Probably mid 19th century. Crow-stepped dummy tower house; 2 storeys with attic, 3-bay S front with bolection- moulded doorway to right, regularly positioned windows (modern timber pivot windows replicating original glazing pattern of 6-pane lower, 4 pane upper sashes) with chamfers, main corners rounded, corbelled to square at attic storey; crow-stepped wall-head dormer central on each long wall; coped end stack at W, ball finial at E. Rubble-built, ashlar margins, slate roof.

Two-storey, brick-built, rendered extension added to rear (ie to N) to form 1 ground floor flat and 1 maisonette. This replaces low rear wing and low ranges of outbuildings to N, some crow-stepped, demolished during housing development.

Statement of Interest

Formerly The Tower, 1739 Cumbernauld Road. Now restored (2000/2001) as flats and focal point of new housing development by the Walker Group (Scotland) Ltd. (Architects G D Lodge & Partners).

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