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Western House, 76-78 Albert Road, Gourock

A Category B Listed Building in Gourock, Inverclyde

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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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378170

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33982

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Gourock

County: Inverclyde

Town: Gourock

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde West

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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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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