1-12 (INCLUSIVE NOS) CLAREMONT TERRACE 1 CLAREMONT PLACE AND GATEPIERS TO CLAREMONT TERRACE LANE (Ref:32185)
This building is in the Glasgow, City Of Council and the
It is a category A building and was listed on 15/12/1970.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NS 5755 6618.
John Baird I, architect; 1842-1847. No 6 built first as freestanding mansion in 1842. Remainder of Terrace added in 1847. Symmetrically arranged classical terrace; shallow advanced centre and terminal pavilions; East terminal pavilion (1 Claremont Terrace and 1 Claremont Place) aligned with Woodside Terrace. 3-storeys, attic and basement; 3 bays per house. Polished ashlar, No. 1 painted, remainder stonecleaned; mostly with painted architraves. Steps oversailing basement to Ionic porches, paired at terminal pavilions. All windows architraved; corniced at 1st floor. Sash windows, plate- glass or 4-pane glazing. No 6, 5-bay central pavilions; paired Ionic columns to porch; windows in ramped architraves, corniced at ground, with consoled corniced at 1st floor. Ground floor; circa 1900 decorative opening casement inserted into lower sash, with wrought- iron grille and coloured glass. Continuous band course at 1st floor cills. Eaves course cornice (mutule cornice at No. 6) balustraded parapet. Axial stacks, slate roofs. Good cast-iron railings to steps and basement. Intricate "hear and honeysuckle" cast-iron balconies over porches: No. 6 with full width balcony on cast-iron brackets. Flanks to Claremont Street and Clifton Street, 5 bays; similarly detailed. West flank has wide continuous balcony supported on apparently original slender iron columns. No. 11; door replaced by canted window. No. 12; modern 2-storey addition to rear. Rear elevation: regular full-height projecting bays. Interiors: Corinthian column/pilaster screens, coloured marble columns to hall. Good cornice and ceiling plasterwork, coffered ceilings at ground floor main rooms. Good cast-iron balusters to stairs. Claremont Terrace Lane/Claremont Place: pair of hexagonal ashlar gatepiers to Claremont Terrace Lane (one damaged).
Part of A group with Woodlands Hill.
Gomme and Walker 1968; p249. Doak (ed) 1977. 36
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