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10 LOWTHER TERRACE, WITH GATEPIERS AND RAILINGS, GREAT WESTERN ROAD (Ref:32564)

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 5630 6773.

Description

James Miller, architect; 1904. Part of irregular 3-house terrace in Scots Renaissance style. 4-bay 3-storey elevation with Dutch Renaissance gable and attic. To left, additional 2-storey single bay block. Polished ashlar, stonecleaned, roll-moulded architraves. 2-storey canted window in 2 right bays with pilasters at angles; deep plain parapet. To left, advanced architraved doorway with cornice supporting balcony with delicate cast-iron balustrade extending to canted window. Double-leaf panelled doors. Barrel-vaulted vestibule. At ground floor left-centre bay, wide arched window. 2nd floor windows flanked by decorated Ionic pilasters, outermost supporting obelisk finials at wallhead; innermost supporting pilaster strip rising into gable. Elaborately scrolled and finialled gable with 2 attic windows flanked by similar pilasters. Continuous cill strings at 2nd floor and attic. 2-storey extension to left; advanced full-height square bay flanked by Ionic pilasters with continuous cornices at plinth and 1st floor. Flanking advanced bay, roll-moulded panels with medallion portraits at 1st. Deep plain parapet. W flank; polished ashlar. 2 and 3 storey 6-bay elevation detailed as main facade with large 6-light canted window to centre bays. Good art-nouveau cast-iron balcony to 2nd floor, now shored-up with iron struts. Stugged ashlar rear with extensive mews and service ranges. To W good art nouveau cast-iron railings with ashlar ball-finialled gatepiers and decorative cast-iron gate.

Notes

Part of Great Western Road A group. UPGRADED B to A 218-7-87

References

Architect, July 19, 1907.

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