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1-16 (INCLUSIVE NOS) BUCKINGHAM TERRACE, 2, 4 BUCKINGHAM STREET, 1, 3 RUSKIN PLACE (GREAT WESTERN ROAD) WITH RETAINING WALL AND PIERS TO GREAT WESTERN ROAD (Ref:32850)

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 5703 6726.

Description

J T Rochead, 1852-54. Renaissance detailed terrace with advanced and raised flatted pavilions. Symmetrical. Nos 2-15, 3-storey and basement, 3-bay houses, Nos 3 and 4 combined. Nos 1 and 16, 5-bay flats with upper floors entering from side streets. Ashlar, channelled to ground floor with rusticated long and short angle quoins to ground floor of pavilions. Droved ashlar rear elevation. Panelled doors with sidelights each at head of balustraded steps oversailing basement area. No 4 entrance altered to window and steps partially removed. Mainly sash and case windows with 4 and 6-pane glazing, architraved above ground floor (lugged in pavilion). Console bracketted 1st floor balcony with cast-iron parapet broken in centre bay of each house by canted window; eaves cornice. Slate roof, piended to end blocks. E and W 12-bay returns, 2nd and 3rd return bays blind similarly detailed with close and main door entries each at head of steps with cast-iron railings. Corniced wallhead and axial stacks. Cast-iron railings to basement parapet and boundary walls.

Notes

References

Sasines. Gomme and Walker, 1968, pp 189, 290. Doak (ed) 1977, No 49.

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