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Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.


Status: Designated


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  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 26/02/1990


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

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NS 56974 63349
  • Coordinates: 256974, 663349


Late 19th century 2-storey villa, L-plan 3-bay front, 1st floor windows with slim colonettes set in to jambs or as mullions; canted window in left bay has iron-finialed roof, doorcase in centre; polished ashlar, some channelled detailing; leaded glass diamond panes, secondary glazing; slate roofs; low recessed wing (? billiard room) to right with roof dome and with figurative leaded glass panels.

Gatepiers are panelled and have projecting caps; stepped boundary wall to street.

Statement of Special Interest

First occupant was John Robertson, writer, who probably commissioned the house which was formerly known as Belmont or Belmont Lodge. Both of the above noted alterations were for the second owner of the property, John Ewing Nelson.



D of G Ref 1/7668 - alterations to carriage house in yard to add hay loft, W F McGibbon, 1900. Addition of marbled 1st floor bathroom within mansard, with glazed cupola and original fittings - John Gordon, 1902 - D of G Ref 1/9296 P O D. Additional information courtesy of Iain Paterson, Glasgow City Council.

About Designations

Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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