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Latitude: 55.9593 / 55°57'33"N
Longitude: -4.8231 / 4°49'23"W
OS Eastings: 223861
OS Northings: 677631
OS Grid: NS238776
Mapcode National: GBR 09.XGH7
Mapcode Global: WH2M8.WGFW
Plus Code: 9C7QX55G+PP
Entry Name: 38-40 Albert Road, Gourock
Listing Name: 38-44 (Even Nos) Albert Road
Listing Date: 29 March 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 378166
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33980
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Inverclyde West
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
Pre 1856. 2-storey and attic 4-bay flatted double villa with classical details. Yellow sandstone, ashlar front, coursed and squared stugged rubble to sides, coursed rubble to rear. Tall base course; dividing band course above ground floor; eaves cornice with ashlar parapet; rusticated quoins; basket-arched windows with recessed aprons to principal floor.
NE (FRONT) ELEVATION: elevations mirrored about centre; round-arched doorways to centre bays, accessed by steps, with consoled cornices above. Regular fenestration. Canted dormer to right, modern box dormer to left.
NW ELEVATION: gabled; windows to centre and right bay.
SW ELEVATION: gabled; later brick-built forestair to centre, windows to left.
SE (REAR) ELEVATION: semicircular stair tower (originally 1 of pair) to right with small brick-built privy added. Small lean-to addition to left.
Mostly timber sash and case window with plate glass glazing, some modern replacement windows, some 12-pane windows to rear. Slate roof; gablehead stack to SW.
INTERIOR: not seen 1993.
Low rubble wall to front, taller boundary walls to rear and sides.
Particular interest of stair tower to rear brings subject above margin for listing.
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