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27 Victoria Road

A Category C Listed Building in Gourock, Inverclyde

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9538 / 55°57'13"N

Longitude: -4.8297 / 4°49'46"W

OS Eastings: 223428

OS Northings: 677037

OS Grid: NS234770

Mapcode National: GBR 09.XT4M

Mapcode Global: WH2M8.SMB2

Entry Name: 27 Victoria Road

Listing Date: 29 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378236

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34031

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 subdivided Arts and Crafts villa. White harl with red sandstone dressings. Bull-faced rubble base course to front; ashlar mullions and transoms; overhanging eaves with exposed rafters.

N (FRONT) ELEVATION: 3-bay; broad advanced bay to outer left with 2-storey quadripartite canted windows and piended roof. Centre bay with tripartite window at ground floor, bipartite at 1st floor breaking eaves in half-timbered gablehead with plain bargeboard. Bay to outer right recessed, ashlar doorpiece, roll-moulded shouldered-arched

doorway with blind transom lights and keystoned cornice, boarded door with prominent hinges; small window at 1st floor above.

E ELEVATION: projecting inglenook fireplace to outer right with tall wallhead stack linked to roof and small stained glass windows with cill band courses on flanks. Bipartite windows to left bay.

W ELEVATION: narrow bipartite stained glass vestibule window to left; 2 wallhead stacks, 1 to centre shouldered and linked to roof.

S (REAR) ELEVATION: harled forestair to outer left giving access to 1st floor doorway.

Timber sash and case windows, small-pane upper sashes, plate glass lower sashes at 1st floor, replacement windows to ground floor. Green slate roof with red ridge tiles and finials; 3 wallhead stacks (see above).

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Rubble boundary wall with semicircular coping.

Statement of Interest

The banding of the masonry dressings gives a strong horizontal emphasis.

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