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1-6 (INCLUSIVE NOS) PARK GARDENS AND PARK GARDENS LANE (Ref:32240)

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 5744 6620.

Description

Charles Wilson, architect; circa 1855. Astylar

Italianate terrace of 6 houses, each with 2-bay

elevation with full-height bay windows, linked by cast-

iron balconies. 3-storeys, attic and basement; polished

ashlar, channelled at ground, mostly painted or stone-

cleaned. Wide flights of steps, with pierced and

scrolled stone parapets oversailing basement, to

tripartite doorpieces. All ground floor openings

tripartite with pilastered reveals and mullions. Ground

floor bay windows square; canted at upper floors. All

other windows architraved; consoled and corniced at 1st

floor. Sash windows; plate-glass or 4-pane glazing. Band

courses over ground and 2nd floors. Eaves cornice; plain

parapet with sculpted shell decoration over bay

windows; otherwise roof balustrade. Axial stacks, slate

roofs. Cast-iron railings to basement area.

7-bay flank to East, 5-bay flank to West; both with

centre 3 bays shallow advanced with roof balustrade

over: otherwise deep plain parapet (that to East with

incised decoration). Rear elevation with full-height

projecting square bays.

Interiors: elaborate cornice plasterwork; Corinthian

screens to ground floor. Good cast-iron balusters

with carved wood newel posts. No 1, circa 1900 upper

door panels of wrought-iron; curved inner door and

fanlight.

Park Gardens Lane; mews range combines as retaining

wall, droved ashlar. Vehicle openings at ground, loft

windows at 1st floor and dwarf gallery above. Corniced

stacks treated as piers; some slit ventilators. Nos 1

and 2 (rear No 2 Park Gardens) John J Burnet, architect;

1906. Stables with servant accommodation over. Ground

floor, modern window alterations. Polished ashlar; huge

lugged architrave frames ground and 1st floors. Deeply

recessed opening at ground, balcony above, roll moulded

surround. Cast-iron bombe section balustrade to balcony

with grotesque-headed handrail.

Balustraded roof parapet linking wallhead stacks.

Notes

Part of Woodlands Hill A Group. Upgraded B to A 20.5.86

References

Gomme and Walker 1968; p.293. Plan of 1 Park Gardens Lane stables and servants' quarters, dated 1906, John Burnet and Son. SR Archives D of G 2/1669.

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