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51 and 53 Broomberry Drive and 38 and 40 John Street

A Category C Listed Building in Gourock, Inverclyde

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.958 / 55°57'28"N

Longitude: -4.819 / 4°49'8"W

OS Eastings: 224116

OS Northings: 677470

OS Grid: NS241774

Mapcode National: GBR 09.XPDF

Mapcode Global: WH2M8.YHFX

Entry Name: 51 and 53 Broomberry Drive and 38 and 40 John Street

Listing Date: 29 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378201

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34007

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Gourock

County: Inverclyde

Town: Gourock

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde West

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Circa 1900. Substantial 2-storey and attic flatted villa on sloping corner site with mock half-timber details. Red sandstone, coursed and squared bull-faced rubble with polished ashlar dressings, render to rear and side. Base course; chamfered reveals to doorways; overhanging eaves with exposed rafters; plain bargeboards; ashlar mullions and transoms.

SW (BROOMBERRY DRIVE) ELEVATION: 5-bay; asymmetrical. 2-storey canted window to centre bay with decorative cast-iron parapet as balcony to gabled dormer with half-timbered gablehead and quasi-Venetian window. Bay to right, doorway with 2-leaf panelled door and stained glass

fanlight, small stained glass window flanking; transomed tripartite

window with bracketted cill above. Advanced rectangular bay to outer right with tripartite windows and sidelights breaking eaves in half-timbered finialled gablehead. Bays to left with regular fenestration, at ground floor corniced, bipartite to outer left.

SE (JOHN STREET): 3-bay on slope; round-arched keystoned and hood-moulded doorway to centre with panelled door and plate glass fanlight; window above. Outer bays with 2-storey canted windows. Later rectangular dormer.

NW ELEVATION: 3-bay; rendered stair to 1st floor doorway to right, boarded door and narrow 2-pane fanlight; single and bipartite windows to left.

Timber sash and case windows, coloured multi-pane upper sashes, plate glass lower sashes. Piended slate roof with lead flashings and red tile ridge and finials; wallhead stacks to NW and NE. Decorative downpipe brackets.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

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