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Lismore, 29 Thornly Park Avenue, Paisley

A Category C Listed Building in Paisley, Renfrewshire

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Latitude: 55.8271 / 55°49'37"N

Longitude: -4.4138 / 4°24'49"W

OS Eastings: 248897

OS Northings: 661951

OS Grid: NS488619

Mapcode National: GBR 3K.5ZPD

Mapcode Global: WH3P6.5SGR

Plus Code: 9C7QRHGP+RF

Entry Name: Lismore, 29 Thornly Park Avenue, Paisley

Listing Name: Thornly Park, 29 Thornly Park Avenue, Lismore Including Arch and Gatepeirs

Listing Date: 10 July 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395468

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48044

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Paisley

County: Renfrewshire

Town: Paisley

Electoral Ward: Paisley Southeast

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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J Craig Barr and Cook, 1910, altered to rear late 20th century. 2-storey, 4-bay gabled villa with semicircular bellcast-roofed porch. Whitewashed harl. Harled transoms and mullions.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: bays to centre with low eaves broken by roof of porch with deep-set 2-leaf timber door, bipartite immediately to left with flat-roofed corniced dormer above, narrow gabled bay piercing low eaves to outer right

with 2 closely-aligned bipartites at ground and square bipartite in gablehead. Broad advanced gable to left with flat-roofed semicircular 8-light transomed window at ground and 4 closely-aligned small windows above.

W ELEVATION: blank elevation with projecting centre chimney breast breaking eaves into gablehead stack.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: variety of elements to altered elevation including 4-light transomed stair window to centre with asymmetrically-fenestrated flanking gables, single storey piended bay to left and flat-roofed garden room extension to right at ground.

Small-pane and plate glass glazing patterns in timber sash and case and casement windows. Grey slates. Shouldered harled stacks with cans. Overhanging eaves and plain bargeboarding.

ARCH AND GATEPIERS: ashlar-coped harled wall with broad depressed arch. Square-section gatepiers.

Statement of Interest

The first proprietor of Lismore, in 1911, was Andrew A Gardner. James Craig Barr was apprenticed to T G Abercrombie at the Glasgow School of Art during 1898-9. He also designed nearby 'Foxburn' at 17 South Avenue and 'Garail' at 24 Thornly Park Avenue.

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