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1-17 (ODD NOS) AND 2-8 (EVEN NOS) PARK CIRCUS PLACE (Ref:32239)

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 5759 6634.

Description

Charles Wilson, architect: designed 1855-6 built 1872-3. 2 ranges of astylar terraces stepped down slope. 3 bays per house; shallow advanced terminal pavilions. 3 storeys, attics and basement. Polished ashlar, channelled at ground with flat voussoirs over ground floor openings. Wide flights of steps oversailing basements to tripartite doorpieces; some with acid- etched sidelights and door panels. Ground floor window with ogee moulding; all upper windows architraved. Corniced at 1st floor (mutule cornice at pavilions and Nos 2-8) sash windows; plate-glass glazing. Band/string course at 1st and 2nd floor cills. Modillion cornice; blocking course; deep plain parapet at pavilions. Roundheaded dormers. Axial stacks; at No 1 wallhead stacks flank short roundheaded arcade; at No 8, 2 stacks flank balustrade; at No 17 stacks flank pair of elaborately moulded segmental-headed dormers. Good cast- iron railings to basement and steps. North range flank to Lynedoch Place (No 17) canted central bay window to ground and 1st floors with modillion cornice. South range flank to Lynedoch Place (No 8) 2-storey canted oriel window corbelled from ground. Interiors with good cast-iron balustrades to stairs (lion and thislte pattern). Corinthian column screens and elaborate ceiling plasterwork. Nos 9 and 13 (McBrayne Hall) doors now windows, steps removed. Nos 7 and 9 billiard room extensions to rear at Park Circus Lane. No 7: 2 storeys, droved ashlar, polished ashlar margins. 1st floor pediment with ball finials, mullioned window, oculus, eaves cornice. No 9 by J A Campbell 1887: 2-storey polished ashlar: cantilevered canted bay window at 1st floor, small oculus to left. Ground floor windows chamfered. Both with cast-iron ventilators and flat roofs with balustraded parapets.

Notes

Part of Woodlands Hill A Group.

References

Gomme and Walker 1968; p.247. Dean of Guild plan for Billiard room to No 9 in S R Archives 1/322.

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