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Park Road, the Grange Including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

A Category C Listed Building in Johnstone, Renfrewshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8303 / 55°49'48"N

Longitude: -4.5143 / 4°30'51"W

OS Eastings: 242613

OS Northings: 662530

OS Grid: NS426625

Mapcode National: GBR 3G.5LW0

Mapcode Global: WH3P4.MQJ9

Entry Name: Park Road, the Grange Including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

Listing Date: 25 April 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396030

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48614

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Johnstone

County: Renfrewshire

Electoral Ward: Johnstone South and Elderslie

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

James Barr Lamb, 1911. 2 storey with attic, 3-bay, rectangular-plan house with lower service wing. Squared and snecked sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Basket-arched door. Stone transoms and mullions.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: canted, crenellated bay to centre with semicircular-pedimented moulded doorcase on SE face and narrow light on return to left, single window to 1st floor over door; blank bay to left of centre adjoining tower (see S elevation) at SE angle; slightly advanced bay to outer right with flat-roofed canted window at ground and tripartite at 1st floor.

S ELEVATION: ground floor windows transomed except small window in bay to left of centre, this with triangular pediment and bracketted cill. Each floor of bay to right of centre with bipartite window, bay to left with small window (see above) below single window at 1st floor and tripartite dormer to centre above. Conical-roofed tower to outer right with 3 windows to each floor and 3 tiny openings close to roof; 4-light window to each floor of full-height canted bay with half-timbered gablehead to left.

W ELEVATION: bay to outer right with slated pitch-roofed ingleneuk chimney breast with stepped centre and flanking small lights, centre bay with single window below 9-light transomed stair window and bipartite to each floor at left. Tripartite window to small piended porch adjoining lower wing at outer left.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: variety of elements to asymmetrically-fenestrated elevation including lower wing projecting at right and tripartite dormer window to centre.

Plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows; Art Nouveau coloured glass to ingleneuk windows and to some top lights. Grey slates to swept roof. Banded coped ashlar stacks with full complement of cans. Deeply overhanging eaves and plain bargeboarding.

INTERIOR: good range of period fitting. Timber-balustered staircase; original timber fire surrounds with carved overmantels; drawing room with panelled dado and ingleneuk fireplace with slender flanking columns giving way to tiny display cupboards with small-pane glazing and centre inset mirror.

BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS AND GATES: ashlar-coped, snecked rubble, stepped boundary walls with conically-coped circular gatepiers and decorative ironwork gates.

Statement of Interest

James Barr Lamb joined the practice of his father, James Jamieson Lamb, in 1868. Among his more well known commissions are Renfrew Town Hall (which he completed upon the death of his father in 1872), Johnstone Bandstand 1893, and Cathedral House, Paisley 1893.

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