Listed Building

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Address/Name of Site


Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NS 56074 67738
256074, 667738


Circa 1872. Astylar terrace of houses curving gently at E. 2 storeys, attics and basement with 3-storey pavilions at Nos 1 and 12 (both 3-bay) and No 18 (4-bay). Otherwise 4-bay elevations except Nos 16 and 17, both 5-bay.

Polished ashlar, channelled at ground above cill level; partly painted or stonecleaned. Ground floor windows with rounded reveals, 1st floor windows in architraves with bracketted cills. Steps to double-leaf panelled doors set in flat architraves with consoled cornice. Sash windows, plate glass glazing. Band course over ground, string course at 1st floor lintels. Eaves cornice, die-and-balustrade parapet.

2-storey range: 4-bay elevations. Single window to left of door, 2 windows to right. At 1st floor to right, canted oriel rests on ashlar brackets, with dentil cornice. Tall corniced axial stacks; mostly canted piended dormers; some modern dormers. Slate roofs.

Nos 16 and 17; 2-storey 5-bay houses with curved elevations; Nos 1 and 12, 3-bay houses all similarly detailed to above, but variations in arrangement of doors and windows. No 18 4-bay curved elevation, canted at E angle; 2 doors to left bays; at extreme right full-height canted window encloses angle and returns to droved ashlar flank.

Good cast-iron railings to steps and basement at Nos 2, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15 and 17.

Flank to W; No 2A Westbourne Gardens; 3-storey, 3-bay polished ashlar with extensive rear additions by David Barclay, 1905; including porch with pilastered angles and balustraded parapet, Doric columned screen with segmental over arch with elaborate wrought iron fanlight. To left, (music room) near full-width square projecting window with 6 mullioned and transomed lights. To rear, rendered piended roof billiard room, top-lit with 2 small leaded lights to N.

Statement of Special Interest

Part of Westbourne Gardens, A group.



P.O.D. Plan in SR Archives; D of G 2/836 for alteration to No 2A and provision of billiard room, by D Barclay, 1905.

About Listed Buildings

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We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. Other than the name or address of a listed building, further details are provided for information purposes only. Historic Environment Scotland does not accept any liability for any loss or damage suffered as a consequence of inaccuracies in the information provided. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing. Even if a number or name is missing from a listing address it will still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948.

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