Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NS 60607 68369
260607, 668369


Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1890, for his cousin, James Hamilton. Symmetrical 2-storey double villa with massive canted and piended outer bays, main roof swept down between over 2 lower, close-spaced narrow bays. Stugged and snecked red ashlar, polished dressings. Single and mullioned windows, cross windows in canted bays at ground. Originally small-paned upper sashes, lower sashes mostly 2-paned, house nearest S (no 140) with leaded upper panels. Architraved door on either flank. Stacks; slate roofs with bracketed eaves. Set behind low boundary wall, wrought-iron gates and railings with curved longitudinal rails; pair gatepiers at S.

Statement of Special Interest

Described by Howarth as Mackintosh's first commission. James Hamilton married in 1890 and in that year moved into one of these houses ("Redclyffe").



Howarth, CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH, 1952 (rep 1977), pp21-3; plates 4 and 5B. Additional information by courtesy of Iain Paterson, City of Glasgow Council.

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