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Lounsdale House, Gallacher Avenue, Paisley

A Category B Listed Building in Paisley, Renfrewshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8273 / 55°49'38"N

Longitude: -4.4587 / 4°27'31"W

OS Eastings: 246082

OS Northings: 662079

OS Grid: NS460620

Mapcode National: GBR 3J.5TRW

Mapcode Global: WH3P5.HS0K

Plus Code: 9C7QRGGR+WG

Entry Name: Lounsdale House, Gallacher Avenue, Paisley

Listing Name: Brediland Road Lounsdale House

Listing Date: 26 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 384413

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38926

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Paisley

County: Renfrewshire

Town: Paisley

Electoral Ward: Paisley Southwest

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Dated "May 23rd 1788" 2 storey with dormerless attic and
basement. 3-bay symmetrical house with single storey
asymmetrical wings. Painted ashlar front including angle
pilasters; painted rubble to sides and rear. Tripartite
windows to basement with band course over. Pedimented
doorpiece with fluted frieze, architrave and cavetto
splay, approached by steps with plain iron handrail.
Panelled door; tripartite ground floor windows. 2-pane
sashes to 1st floor with lintels linked to eaves band.
Dentilled eaves, cornice with pediment to centre, Oculus
in tympanum. Urn at apex of pediment and to right angle.
Slate roof with straight skews and panelled ashlar end
stacks. Wings similarly detailed with angle pilasters and
dentilled pedimented gable with slate roofs, that at left
retains urn and is set back with tripartite window at
front, door and later canted window to side. Right wing
with blind gable end linked to centre by single storey
bay with bipartite window Slate roof with corniced ashlar
stack. Rear elevation irregular with additions etc. Gable
end of projecting staircase bay at centre of main block.
Interior retains some original features but re-modelled
later 19th century.

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