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48 CLEVEDEN DRIVE, STONELEIGH, AND GATEPIERS (Ref:32306)

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: See Notes, Group Cat: B, Map Ref: NS 5597 6801.

Description

H E Clifford, architect; built circa 1900-10. Asymmetrical Elizabethan-style villa built on steeply sloping site. Mainly 2 storeys and basement with 3-storey tower to W. Stugged ashlar with polished margins and quoins. Windows mainly bi- or tripartite with transoms and/or mullions; roll-moulded reveals to those of S facade; hollow chamfered to N and E. N facade with 2 storey, 3-bay block with porte-cochere to left; Ionic pilasters at angles, corniced and with elaborate pierced ashlar balustrade. Depressed arch doorpiece with bold keystone and art nouveau panelled door. To right 2 full-height canted bay windows with embattled parapet. Ground floor lights round-headed with cusp tracery. At right projecting 3-storey square tower with round-headed door with square hoodmould. Shallow canted tripartite oriel window supported on corbel course to 2nd floor. Otherwise asymmetrically placed bipartites or narrow transomed lights with small-pane glazing. Stair turret feature to re-entrant angle, corbelled embattled parapet. Linking porte-cochere and tower, balustrade with die pedestals supporting ball finials. Single storey wings to E and W with deep basements; that to E with deep parapet and pinnacles. S elevation with full-height bay windows with gables flanking balustraded balcony to 4-light ground floor window. Slate roofs, tall axial and wallhead stacks plain skews and skewstones. INTERIOR: elaborate interior with good carved timber or marble chimneypieces, some details Jacobean, other in the Glasgow style. Carved timber balusters and newel posts; stair window with good leaded and stained glass. Good panelling, fitted cupboards, doorcases and light fittings. Low coped ashlar wall to garden with 2 pairs of tall banded ashlar gatepiers.

Notes

Part of Cleveden Crescent B group.

References

Information by courtesy of the Buildings of Scotland Research Unit. Plans and interiors in H Muthesius THE ENGLISH HOUSE, 1979 pp 138 ff. Interiors illustrated Studio Year Book (of Decorative Art) 1906, pp 1, 14, 22, 25, 33-4.

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