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19 Victoria Road, the Croft

A Category C Listed Building in Gourock, Inverclyde

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.954 / 55°57'14"N

Longitude: -4.8281 / 4°49'41"W

OS Eastings: 223527

OS Northings: 677049

OS Grid: NS235770

Mapcode National: GBR 09.XTKG

Mapcode Global: WH2M8.TL2Z

Entry Name: 19 Victoria Road, the Croft

Listing Date: 29 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378235

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34030

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Gourock

County: Inverclyde

Town: Gourock

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde West

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Circa 1910. 2-storey asymmetrical Scottish Arts and Crafts villa with bower elevation. White harl with some sandstone details. Eaves band; timber mullions and transoms; ground floor bipartite windows transomed.

N (FRONT) ELEVATION: gabled bay to left with ashlar skews and gablehead, corner to outer left chamfered with narrow windows and with ashlar corbel above ground floor; roll-moulded ashlar doorway with angled cornice over geometric motifs off-centre to right, steps with harled parapet giving access, 2-leaf panelled door; bipartite

windows at ground floor and to gablehead. To right 2 narrow window at ground floor; bipartite window at 1st floor breaking eaves in boarded gablehead. Curved corner to outer right.

W ELEVATION: advanced curved corner bay to outer left with conical roof and 3 bipartite windows; 1st floor bipartite window breaking eaves as above. Single storey bay to right with 2 narrow windows, steep roof pitch and tripartite dormer in re-entrant angle with corner bay.

Timber casement windows, at ground floor with leaded panes to upper lights, plate glass glazing to lower lights, small-pane casements at 1st floor. Purple slate roof; wallhead stacks to E and S.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Rubble wall to front with flat coping.

Statement of Interest

Reminiscent of Scoulag Lodge (1898), Isle of Bute, by Robert Weir Schultz.

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