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38-44 (Even Nos) Albert Road

A Category C Listed Building in Gourock, Inverclyde

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9593 / 55°57'33"N

Longitude: -4.8232 / 4°49'23"W

OS Eastings: 223856

OS Northings: 677625

OS Grid: NS238776

Mapcode National: GBR 09.XGG4

Mapcode Global: WH2M8.WGDX

Entry Name: 38-44 (Even Nos) Albert Road

Listing Date: 29 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378167

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33980

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Gourock

County: Inverclyde

Town: Gourock

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde West

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

Particular interest of stair tower to rear brings subject above margin for listing.

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