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Thornly Park, 19 South Avenue, Arthurlie

A Category C Listed Building in Paisley, Renfrewshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8256 / 55°49'32"N

Longitude: -4.4154 / 4°24'55"W

OS Eastings: 248786

OS Northings: 661791

OS Grid: NS487617

Mapcode National: GBR 3K.5Z7Q

Mapcode Global: WH3P6.4TNW

Entry Name: Thornly Park, 19 South Avenue, Arthurlie

Listing Date: 10 July 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395464

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48040

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Paisley

County: Renfrewshire

Electoral Ward: Paisley Southeast

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Dated 1907. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay villa with corniced polygonal angle tower, mock half-timbering and single storey wing. Stugged, squared and snecked red sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Chamfered arrises.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: centre bay at ground with steps and flanking dwarf walls to deep set 2-leaf timber door with plate glass fanlight and relief carved doorhead with date, coloured

leaded glass to narrow light immediately to right and small window to left, similar slightly off-set windows at 1st floor and broad flat-roofed 4-light dormer above. Canted bay to left with 3 windows to each floor giving way to jettied half-timbered gablehead with small tripartite. Slightly advanced blank bay to right of centre rising into shouldered stack, angle tower (see below) beyond.

SW TOWER: battered base giving way to engaged 4-sided angle tower with window to each face at both floors and deep cornice surmounted by finialled polygonal roof.

S ELEVATION: broad advanced gable to right with 5-light canted window to each floor and half-timbered jettied gablehead with small tripartite, single window immediately to left at ground, and angle tower (see above) to outer left.

N ELEVATION: variety of elements including projecting single storey wing (former laundry/ancillary) with louvered opening to right and small window breaking eaves into timbered dormerhead with adjacent small stack on return to right.

4- and 6-pane timber sash and case windows with leaded glazing pattern to upper sashes over plate glass lower; multi-pane glazing pattern to dormers. Red tiles. Coped ashlar stacks with cans. Overhanging eaves with plain bargeboarding. Cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers and fixings.

INTERIOR: screen door with figurative coloured glass and timber staircase.

Statement of Interest

Built for Hugh Paton, the Register of New Buildings unfortunately does not record the name of the architect of 'Arthurlie'.

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