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Thornly Park, 43 Thornly Park Avenue, Airdoch Including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

A Category C Listed Building in Paisley, Renfrewshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8274 / 55°49'38"N

Longitude: -4.4103 / 4°24'36"W

OS Eastings: 249117

OS Northings: 661980

OS Grid: NS491619

Mapcode National: GBR 3L.5SLP

Mapcode Global: WH3P6.7S4H

Entry Name: Thornly Park, 43 Thornly Park Avenue, Airdoch Including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

Listing Date: 10 July 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395471

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48047

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Paisley

County: Renfrewshire

Town: Paisley

Electoral Ward: Paisley Southeast

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

H Cook and A Hamilton, 1938, extended 1966. 2-storey with attic and single storey wing, 3-bay, L-plan crowstepped Scottish 17th century revival house, on corner site. Harled. Eaves course. Corbels. Raked cills.

W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical with outer angles rounded at ground and corbelled to square above. Conical-roofed semicircular bay to centre with 3 windows to each floor, windows to flanking bays at each floor, that to ground left slightly larger and out-of symmetry, those to 1st

floor closer to centre and breaking eaves into catslide dormerheads, 2 ridge stacks above.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: bowed outshot to centre bay with raised banded doorway and boarded timber door, window off-set to right above and further small window on right return, bay to right with single window at ground and catslide-roofed bipartite breaking eaves above; single storey gable of projecting wing to left with 3 windows on return to right and bipartite (as right bay) above. Traditional rooflight to centre flanked by small modern rooflights.

N ELEVATION: gabled elevation with windows to left at ground and to centre at 1st floor and attic.

S ELEVATION: regular fenestration to gabled elevation with single storey wing projecting at outer right.

8- and 12-pane glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped harled stacks with cans. Ashlar-coped skews with block skewputts.

INTERIOR: not inspected 2001.

Statement of Interest

Built for Archie Craig. The architect, Harry Cook, lived at nearby No 39.

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