1-28 (INCLUSIVE NOS) WOODSIDE PLACE AND 138, 140 ELDERSLIE STREET (Ref:32270)
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 5778 6609.
George Smith, architect, 1838. Long symmetrical terrace with classical details; 2 storeys and attics over basement. Painted ashlar, channelled at ground; some stonecleaned. Paired Greek Doric porches to shallow advanced 3-storey centre and terminal pavilions. Steps oversailing basement to doors with pilastered reveals and fanlight; mostly with consoled cornices. Architraved windows to upper floors, corniced at 1st floor; consoled cornices at pavilions. Sash windows, plate-glass glazing. Continuous band course at ground and at 1st floor cills; eaves course; cornice. Partial roof balustrade with die pedestals; blocking course at pavilions. Axial stacks; octagonal flues set below ridge, plain above, slate roofs. Spearhead cast-iron railings to basement area; modern railings at either end.
5-bay flanks to Elderslie Street and Woodside Crescent similarly detailed. Nos 1 and 2 interiors modern and flank to No 1 (Woodside Crescent) rebuilt at least at ground floor; curved single-storey addition to rear; modern, pilastered. Former coach-house to rear of No
28; pedimented gable to Elderslie Street, public house in basement.
Part of Woodlands Hill A Group. No 17 has small wall plaque commemorating residence here of Joseph Lister, surgeon.
Pagan, HISTORY OF GLASGOW p.181. Gomme and Walker 1869; p.245.
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