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1-17 (INCLUSIVE NOS) GROSVENOR TERRACE, GREAT WESTERN ROAD (Ref:32520)

This building is in the Glasgow, City Of Council and the Glasgow Burgh. It is a category A building and was listed on 06/07/1966.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NS 5574 6736.

Description

J T Rochead, architect; 1855. Eastern half of terrace gutted

by fire in 1978, rebuilt 1980 in glass reinforced concrete to

original facade design. Long symmetrical terrace of houses;

painted ashlar. Nos 1-10 now Grosvenor Hotel.

83 bays arranged 10-63-10; shallow advanced 10 bay terminal

pavilions. 3 storeys over basement. All openings round arched

with pilastered reveals supporting moulded archivolt with

bold keystone, all set in rectangular recess with flanking

engaged columns of superimposed orders; Tuscan, Ionic and

Corinthian wide flights of steps with ashlar balustrades

oversailing basement to entrances (paired doorpiece and

window) doors with fanlights.

Glazing Nos 10-17 sash windows; 3-pane glazing in lying-pane

pattern, some acid-etched lower sashes. Nos 1-10 (Grosvenor

Hotel) modern pivot windows in original pattern.

Heavy band course serves as plinth to columns at ground.

Above, entablatures act as plinth for columns above with triglyph-consoles supporting heavy continuous ashlar balcony

at 1st floor and cornice over 1st floor. Panelled frieze at

eaves; consoles support mutule main cornice. Tall corniced

axial stacks with widely spaced cans; slate roofs.

Cast-iron railings to basement area; pairs of squat square

ashlar gatepiers with ball finial to each flight of steps.

Facade mouldings carried round to 1st bay of flanks. E flank

to Byres Road reconstructed with modern ground floor

entrance. Interiors: good plasterwork throughout (Nos 11-17)

(esp. at No 17) main rooms. Some tiled fireplaces. Good

cast-iron balusters to stairs.

Notes

Part of Great Western Road A group.

References

Gomme and Walker 1968; pp91-2

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