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NEWTON MEARNS BROOM ROAD EAST KIRKHILL HOUSELB18524

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
29/05/1985
Local Authority
East Renfrewshire
Planning Authority
East Renfrewshire
Parish
Mearns
NGR
NS 55588 55901
Coordinates
255588, 655901

Description

Circa 1870. Jacobean style assymmetrical 2-storey and

attic villa added to a simple late 18th/early 19th century

small 2-storey, 3-bay house. Stugged and snecked ashlar with

polished dressings. Entrance porch single-storey in re-entrant

angle with earlier house, 4-centred moulded arch with

carved spandrels, corbelled and raised parapet. 2 bays to

left, 1 gabled, outer with square projecting ground floor

3-light window with entwined initials on an escutcheon

in parapet. Garden front (SW) 3 uneven bays, outer gabled

that to right with full-height canted bay corbelled to

square at attic. Windows mainly 2 or 3-light with plate

glass sashes. Strapwork creating 1st floor NE entrance

front window. Gables with kneelers and finials. Slate roof;

grouped ridge stacks now reduced in height.

Earlier house given gablets to front circa 1870, rear

stair window with margin glazing (stone stair with iron

balustrade survives).

Interior: Entrance lobby leads to stair hall through

elaborately detailed door with handsome, large engraved

glass panel. Staircase with banded colonette balusters

supporting gothic arcading, 3-arched decorated gothic

screen on landing, deep floral cornice. Excellent woodwork

to be seen in linen-fold shutters and doors; colonettes

to main doorcases to hall and landing, drawing room etc.

Deep plaster cornices to main rooms. Billiard room

in attic.

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