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This building is in the Glasgow 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 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


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


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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Buildings are assigned to one of three categories according to their relative importance. All listed buildings receive equal legal protection, and protection applies equally to the interior and exterior of all listed buildings regardless of category.

ACategory A

Buildings of national or international importance, either architectural or historic, or fine little-altered examples of some particular period, style or building type. (Approximately 8% of the total).

BCategory B

Buildings of regional or more than local importance, or major examples of some particular period, style or building type which may have been altered. (Approximately 51% of the total).

C(S)Category C(S)

Buildings of local importance, lesser examples of any period, style, or building type, as originally constructed or moderately altered; and simple traditional buildings which group well with others in categories A and B. (Approximately 41% of the total).