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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: 22/12/1988


  • Local Authority: East Dunbartonshire
  • Planning Authority: East Dunbartonshire
  • Burgh: Bearsden

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNS 55403 71969
  • Coordinates255403, 671969


Arthur Nicholson, 1925, for himself. Distinctive style, combining Scots 17th century with Dutch/South African/colonial architecture. Asymmetrical white-harled villa, 1 and 2 storeys with attic; glazing mostly small-paned; red-tiled and flat roofs. Crow-stepped main range has 3-bay L-plan front, curly-gabled jamb left, dormer heads above main

eaves in remaining bays; doorway central is arched with moulded deep ingoes, decorative glazed inner door; plain stacks with red chimney cans. Low wings, that to left with bowed window. To rear, a loggia and a plain square 2-storey range which may not be original.

Many original interior fittings survive, including Baxi-type fires.

Garden and boundary walls also white-harled, ball-finialed gatepiers.

Statement of Special Interest

This style, uncommon in the Glasgow area, was sometimes used in the east by Leslie Graham Thomson, Reginald Fairlie and Robert Lorimer. Pair carved stone consoled in garden are from a large doorway of an unidentified house. Lily pond filled by roof drainage.



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Listed Buildings

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest and these are selected according to criteria published in the, Annex 2, pp74-76.

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.

Enquiries relating to works to listed buildings should be made to the local authority in the first instance. Listed building consent is required for works which a local authority considers will affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest and local authorities also decide if listed building consent is required.

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 local authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see

Legislation introduced on 1 October 2015 allows us to state that: an object or structure fixed to the listed building; any object or structure within the curtilage of the listed building; and, any part or feature of the listed building that is not of architectural or historic interest may be excluded from a listing. If part of your building is not listed under the new legislation, the part will be excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest. 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.

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