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Ashburn Gate, Queen's Residential Home for the Elderly

A Category C Listed Building in Gourock, Inverclyde

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9556 / 55°57'20"N

Longitude: -4.8285 / 4°49'42"W

OS Eastings: 223509

OS Northings: 677228

OS Grid: NS235772

Mapcode National: GBR 09.XTG9

Mapcode Global: WH2M8.SKWR

Entry Name: Ashburn Gate, Queen's Residential Home for the Elderly

Listing Date: 29 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378177

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33988

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Gourock

County: Inverclyde

Town: Gourock

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde West

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Mid 19th century with later 19th century additions. 2-storey, basement and later attic 3-bay rectangular-plan villa with later additions to rear and side. Painted render over stugged ashlar with polished dressings. Tall ashlar base course; architraved windows; eaves band and cornice.

NW (FRONT) ELEVATION: pilastered doorway to centre accessed by steps with bull-faced rubble balustrade and later railings, Roman Doric porch with entablature and balustraded parapet; window at 1st floor. Outer bays with 3-storey canted bays (later additions) with piend roofs; segmental-arched windows at basement level. Modern box dormer.

NE ELEVATION: 3-bay with regular fenestration and fire escape stair. 6-bay late 19th century service wing to left with segmental-arched pend and regular fenestration. Modern box dormer.

SW ELEVATION: as above with large single storey modern addition. Modern box dormer.

Timber sash and case windows, mostly plate glass glazing, some 12-pane to rear block. Piended slate roof with lead flashings. Moulded eaves gutter.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Statement of Interest

Prominently sited as terminal point between later terraces of red sandstone tenements.

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