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Latitude: 55.9599 / 55°57'35"N
Longitude: -4.8209 / 4°49'15"W
OS Eastings: 224005
OS Northings: 677695
OS Grid: NS240776
Mapcode National: GBR 09.XGZC
Mapcode Global: WH2M8.XGJD
Entry Name: 5 Barrhill Road with Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Railings
Listing Date: 29 March 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 378194
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34002
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Inverclyde West
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
Circa 1900. 2-storey subdivided villa with corner tower. Cream
sandstone, squared and snecked bull-faced rubble with polished dressings, coursed rubble to rear and side. Base course; moulded cill course to 1st floor of principal elevations; overhanging bracketted eaves with dentilled cornice; stacks with moulded coping.
NW (FRONT) ELEVATION: bay to left of centre with roll-moulded round-arched keystoned doorway, 2-leaf panelled door and plate glass fanlight, Corinthian columned doorpiece with heavy fluted corbels above carrying balcony to 1st floor window with parapet of pierced quatrefoils. 2-storey canted window with chamfered reveals to outer left, finialled piend roof. Windows to right of centre. 2-storey quadripartite bowed corner tower to outer right, conical roof with elaborate iron finial.
SW (BINNIE STREET) ELEVATION: 3-bay with secondary doorway; regular fenestration and wallhead stack over blank bay to left.
NE ELEVATION: 3-bay; regular fenestration to left bays; 2 wallhead stacks.
SE (REAR) ELEVATION: M-piended roof, wallhead stack to left; modern forestair to secondary entrance at 1st floor; irregular windows; later single storey extension to right.
Some timber sash and case windows with plate glass glazing, mostly replacement windows. Green slate roof, metal flashings and red ridge tiles and finials; 4 wallhead stacks (see above). Moulded eaves gutters.
INTERIOR: not seen 1993.
BOUNDARY WALLS, RAILINGS AND GATEPIERS: low rubble wall with saddleback coping, growing taller in Binnie Street with semi-circular coping, panelled gatepiers with semi-circular pedimented caps to Barrhill Road. Decorative railings obscured by hedge.
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