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Custom House Quay, Greenock

A Category C Listed Building in Greenock, Inverclyde

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9479 / 55°56'52"N

Longitude: -4.7495 / 4°44'58"W

OS Eastings: 228405

OS Northings: 676180

OS Grid: NS284761

Mapcode National: GBR 0D.Y70G

Mapcode Global: WH2MB.0RLM

Plus Code: 9C7QW7X2+55

Entry Name: Custom House Quay, Greenock

Listing Name: Steamboat Quay, Former Harbour Trust Offices

Listing Date: 7 November 1989

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378396

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34176

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Greenock

County: Inverclyde

Town: Greenock

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde North

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Probably circa 1870. 2-storey rectangular-plan waiting and refreshment rooms (later offices) with boldly-corbelled 1st floor oriels to riverside (north east) elevation, central wide segmental archway below, and 2 round-arched doorways. Ashlar, bull-faced at ground. Chamfered north corner corbelled to square above ground; segmental-arched bipartites

to 3-bay north west flank, and modern porch. Strings between floors; cornice; piended and platform slated and leaded roof with corniced stacks.

Statement of Interest

The oriels are unusual built for maximum viewing.

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