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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 Glasgow Burgh. 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.

Description

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).

Notes

Part of A group with Woodlands Hill.

References

Gomme and Walker 1968; p249. Doak (ed) 1977. 36

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