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Latitude: 55.9584 / 55°57'30"N
Longitude: -4.8247 / 4°49'28"W
OS Eastings: 223758
OS Northings: 677532
OS Grid: NS237775
Mapcode National: GBR 09.XN3H
Mapcode Global: WH2M8.VHPL
Plus Code: 9C7QX55G+94
Entry Name: Western House, 76-78 Albert Road, Gourock
Listing Name: 76 and 78 Albert Road with Boundary Wall and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 10 September 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 378170
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33982
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Inverclyde West
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
Earlier 19th century. 3-storey 3-bay flatted villa with classical
details. Red sandstone, rendered front elevation, coursed stugged rubble with polished dressings to rear and sides. Base course; shallow angle pilasters; eaves cornice and blocking course; architraved windows at ground and 1st floor, at ground floor with bracketted cills and consoled pediments.
NW (FRONT) ELEVATION: doorway to centre with fluted Ionic columns, cornice and blocking course bearing tablet; regular fenestration above and to outer bays.
SE (REAR) ELEVATION: full-height semicircular stone stairwell with conical roof and single windows to centre; windows to outer bays. Small modern lean-to in re-entrant to right.
NE ELEVATION: gabled; single windows to right. Mostly modern replacement windows, 4 timber sash and case windows with 12-lying-pane glazing surviving to rear. Slate roof; gablehead stack to NE.
INTERIOR: not seen 1993.
BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEPIERS: low rubble wall to front, 2 coped gatepiers.
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