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Latitude: 55.9569 / 55°57'24"N
Longitude: -4.8081 / 4°48'29"W
OS Eastings: 224791
OS Northings: 677320
OS Grid: NS247773
Mapcode National: GBR 09.XRTZ
Mapcode Global: WH2M9.3JQR
Plus Code: 9C7QX54R+PQ
Entry Name: 40-42 Cove Road, Gourock
Listing Name: 31-42 (Inclusive Nos) Cove Road with Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 29 March 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 378212
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34013
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Inverclyde West
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
Later 19th century. Group of 4 flatted double villas with classical
details and outhouses to rear. Variegated sandstone, ashlar front, coursed rubble to rear and sides. Base courses; frieze and eaves cornice; pilastered and corniced doorways (except Nos 37-39 only corniced); ashlar mullions.
N (FRONT) ELEVATIONS: Nos 31-33 and 40-42 5-bay, symmetrical with regular fenestration, doorways flanking centre bays, panelled doors and plate glass fanlights; bipartite windows to outer bays; canted and rectangular dormers. Nos 34-36 and 37-39 with ground floor bipartite windows to centre bays; doorways flanking with windows off-centre above; bipartite windows to outer bays; canted dormers. Nos 34-36 rendered front, large modern box dormer and small garage extension to
E ELEVATIONS: gabled with apex stacks, some small windows.
W ELEVATIONS: as above.
S (REAR) ELEVATIONS: curved rubble-built stairs leading to 1st floor doorways with decorative iron railings. Small single storey piend-roofed out houses. Timber sash and case windows with plate glass glazing, large proportion of replacement windows. Slate roofs; apex stacks (see above).
INTERIORS: not seen 1993.
BOUNDARY WALLS: low ashlar walls to front, taller rubble boundary walls to sides and rear with semi-circular coping.
These four double villas make their impact as a group.
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