1-6 (INCLUSIVE NOS) PARK GARDENS AND PARK GARDENS LANE (Ref:32240)
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 5744 6620.
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.
Part of Woodlands Hill A Group.
Upgraded B to A 20.5.86
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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