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Thornly Park, 33 Thornly Park Avenue Including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

A Category C Listed Building in Paisley, Renfrewshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8272 / 55°49'37"N

Longitude: -4.413 / 4°24'46"W

OS Eastings: 248947

OS Northings: 661959

OS Grid: NS489619

Mapcode National: GBR 3K.5ZWT

Mapcode Global: WH3P6.5SVP

Entry Name: Thornly Park, 33 Thornly Park Avenue Including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

Listing Date: 10 July 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395470

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48046

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Paisley

County: Renfrewshire

Electoral Ward: Paisley Southeast

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Thomas Graham Abercrombie, 1911. 2-storey, 3-bay gabled villa with mock half-timbered porch. Harled with some sandstone ashlar dressings. Stone mullions and raked cills.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: bay to right of centre with open porch on timber piers, set-back part-glazed timber door and mock half-timbering above; centre bay with tripartite to projecting ashlar ground floor under low swept eaves with flat-roofed tripartite dormer above; broad gabled bay to left with

tripartite at ground and 1st floor with 5-light horizontal window abutting jettied slate-hung gablehead, single storey piended bay with garage door to outer left.

E ELEVATION: full-height canted elevation under polygonal roof with 3 windows at ground and further window to centre at 1st floor.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: asymmetrically-fenestrated elevation with 3 centre windows and bipartite to right at ground, 4-part horizontal stair window with lower left light (following plan of stair) to left and further bipartite to centre at 1st floor; bay to right breaking eaves into flat-roofed tripartite. Original horizontal rooflights. Single storey piended bay (ancillary) clasping outer right angle, single window and boarded timber door on return to left.

W ELEVATION: asymmetrical gable to left with 1st floor window to centre and blank bay to right all over piended roof of single storey ancillary.

Small-pane glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows throughout (some with plate glass lower sashes); leaded glazing to stair window, top panes coloured. Grey slates. Coped harled stacks with some cans. Overhanging eaves and plain bargeboarding.

INTERIOR: egg and dart cornice; timber-balustered dog-leg staircase with some panelling; pantry with timber cupboards and butler's sink.

BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS AND GATES: flat-coped boundary walls with square-section gatepiers and ironwork gates.

Statement of Interest

Formerly know as 'Highfield', and built for A Matheson. T G Abercrombie with his partner William Kerr 1890-1903 were Paisley's most prolific architectural practice, winning their first competition commission for Greenlaws Church in 1888. Nos 9 and 23 South Avenue and 2 Thornly Park Avenue are also by T G Abercrombie.

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