56 PARTICKHILL ROAD 'WOODBANK', CARRIAGE HOUSE, ARCH TO SERVICE COURT, RETAINING WALLS AND CAST-IRON GATES (Ref:32895)
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 5566 6700.
Circa 1841. 2-storey classical house, 3 bays with additional single storey recessed E entrance bay, attached outbuildings. Polished ashlar, squared rubble rear elevations. Sash and case windows in architraves, windows to front plate glass, those to rear with 12-pane glazing, plinth. MAIN ELEVATIONS TO S: Greek Ionic central portico with cornice and blocking course, flanked by console corniced windows over centre bay. Pilastered single storey entrance to E with 2 arched windows in return. W RETURN: projecting side entrance to rear garden, corniced with sculpted lion couchant. Splayed, corniced axial stacks to E and W returns. Rear elevation: 3 bays with central, round-headed narrow stair light. INTERIOR: Corinthian columned hall screen with responds. Elaborately coffered, corniced vestibule and hall. Stone staircase with cast-iron baluster. Console corniced doors. Left upper room angle consoled marble chimneypiece. OUTBUILDINGS: attached to house by pedimented keyblocked archway with sculpted eagle. Double-leaf wooden gates, panelled fret work in upper part. Plain single-storey buildings, loft with pigeon hole gable, stone coping, slate roof. Coped boundary wall. Cast-iron gates and piers.
John Baird I? Built by Alex Wood. A-listed for unusually
complete group of house outbuildings, boundary walls,
railings and gates.
Gomme and Walker, 1968, p 293.
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