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1-21 (INCLUSIVE NOS) PARK TERRACE AND 18-24 (INCLUSIVE NOS) WOODLANDS TERRACE AND 2-4 (EVEN NOS) PARK TERRACE EAST LANE AND 3 PARK STREET SOUTHLB32245

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: A
  • Date Added: 15/12/1970

Location

  • Local Authority: Glasgow
  • Planning Authority: Glasgow
  • Burgh: Glasgow

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NS 57411 66304
  • Coordinates: 257411, 666304

Description

Charles Wilson, architect, 1855. French Renaissance pair of symmetrical curved terraces. 3 storeys and attic over basement; terminal pavilions slightly taller and with individual roofs. Polished ashlar, channelled at ground, painted or stonecleaned. 2-bay elevation per house, each with 2-storey canted bay windows with plain parapet.

Steps oversailing basement to tripartite doorpieces with consoled cornices; continued as 1st floor band course.

All windows architraved; tripartite above bays; 1st floor with lion mask consoles and cornices; 2nd floor pavilion windows also corniced. Sash windows, plate glass or 4-pane glazing. Continuous string courses at 1st and 2nd floor cills; bracketted cornice. Round headed dormers with spike finials; pavilion dormers grouped as pedimented Venetian windows. End and axial stacks; those to Park Street South with incised geometric decoration; steeply pitched slate roofs. Good cast-iron railings to basements and some steps; otherwise step parapet of stone with scroll details.

Interiors: Corinthian column screens: good plasterwork ceilings and cast-iron balusters to stairs. Flanks detailed as pavilions with single storey canted bay window to 1st floor except at No 1 Park Terrace which has square bay window. No 1 Park Terrace single storey

addition to rear (3 Park Street South) billiard room with interior by J A Campbell 1900; painted ashlar, broken pedimented niche above door and square end bay.

Interior: panelled with inglenook fireplace, plaster frieze and stained glass. Elaborately carved doors. No 14 and 19 Park Terrace; doors now tripartite windows.

Flank to 24 Woodlands Terrace: 2-4 Park Terrace East Lane corniced ashlar mews/billiard room.

Statement of Special Interest

Part of Woodlands Hill A Group.

References

Bibliography

Plans in NMRS for 4-6 Park Terrace dated April 1854. Gomme and Walker 1968 pp.94-5, 189. Plans for extension to No 1 Park Terrace in SR Archives D of G plan 1/7750 (includes interior design). Historical out-line of Nos 7 and 8 Park Terrace in NMRS.

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