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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: C
  • Date Added: 25/04/2002


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

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNS 55214 75372
  • Coordinates255214, 675372


G M Beattie & John Gibb Morton, 1904. 2-storey with basement and single storey with attic, 4-bay, rectangular-plan Scottish 17th century villa on ground falling to S. Ashlar and harl with ashlar dressings. Buttress; chamfered reveals; stone transoms and mullions.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: dominant flat-roofed canted transomed stair window projecting at centre, canted doorpiece in re-entrant angle to left with steps and flanking walls leading to broad panelled timber door with flanking lights (single to left, bipartite to right) giving way to small set-back canted bay with bipartite window and polygonal roof. Gabled bay with 1st floor window recessed to left and long single storey bay to right with horizontal 5-light window and single light to outer right, replacement 3-light dormer window above.

S ELEVATION: tall gabled elevation with door and flanking windows in broad arch to left in raised basement, buttress to outer left and steps to higher ground at right. Ground floor with 4-light canted window to right and 2 small horizontal windows to left, segmental-headed window to right at 1st floor and small light to outer left.

W ELEVATION: variety of elements to terrace elevation including single storey bay to outer left, full-height canted window to right and single storey canted window to left of centre.

N ELEVATION: broad single storey gabled elevation with horizontally-aligned bays to ground and attic floors.

INTERIOR: not seen 2002.

Multi-pane glazing pattern with Art Nouveau style coloured glass to stair window and to ground floor left and outer left at W; mostly modern glazing elsewhere. Fishscale-pattern grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks; ashlar-coped skews and moulded skewputts. Square-section cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.

TERRACE WALLS AND GATEPIERS: semicircular balustrade with rectangular-plan ashlar piers; ball-finialled flat-coped terrace wall to W and dome-capped circular ashlar gatepiers.

Statement of Special Interest




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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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