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Thornly Park, Stewart Road, Linton Including Terrace Wall

A Category B Listed Building in Paisley, Renfrewshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8251 / 55°49'30"N

Longitude: -4.4183 / 4°25'5"W

OS Eastings: 248607

OS Northings: 661744

OS Grid: NS486617

Mapcode National: GBR 3K.64NZ

Mapcode Global: WH3P6.3VB7

Entry Name: Thornly Park, Stewart Road, Linton Including Terrace Wall

Listing Date: 10 July 2001

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395466

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48042

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Paisley

County: Renfrewshire

Electoral Ward: Paisley Southeast

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Possibly J Craig Barr and Cook, circa 1905. 2-storey 3-bay, L-plan Arts and Crafts villa with corner tower and tile-hung (above cill course) 1st floor. Harled with sandstone ashlar dressings at ground. 1st floor cill course. Stone mullions.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: French window to centre at ground with small horizontal 4-light window abutting eaves above, bay to right with slightly advanced 4-part window giving

way to small mock half-timbered gable with canted oriel; bipartite to ground left. Angle tower (see below) to outer left.

SW TOWER: corniced canted tripartite at ground corbelled to round at 1st floor with 3 small windows and squat swept conical roof.

W ELEVATION: irregular gabled elevation with angle tower to outer right (see above), full-height chimney breast to centre and left skew swept low over small 1st floor window and porch at outer left.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: recessed face to right with large integral porch under swept roof to outer right, door on return to right; 2 small windows to left

below tile-hung gabled 1st floor with decoratively-astragalled stair window, small catslide-roofed dormer in re-entrant to right and narrow 2-storey bay to left with small window close to eaves. Asymmetrically-fenestrated gable projecting to outer left.

E ELEVATION: harled elevation with variety of elements including gabled bay to left.

INTERIOR: not inspected, 2001.

TERRACE WALL: flat-coped brick terrace wall with stone steps.

Statement of Interest

James Craig Barr was apprenticed to T G Abercrombie at the Glasgow School of Art during 1898-9. He also designed nearby Foxburn (No 17 South Avenue), and Garail and Lismore (Nos 24 and 29 Thornly Park Avenue).

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