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1508 Maryhill Road, Maryhill Public Library

A Category B Listed Building in Maryhill, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8914 / 55°53'28"N

Longitude: -4.2906 / 4°17'26"W

OS Eastings: 256848

OS Northings: 668842

OS Grid: NS568688

Mapcode National: GBR 0C7.BV

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.254Y

Entry Name: 1508 Maryhill Road, Maryhill Public Library

Listing Date: 10 July 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374308

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32352

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Maryhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

James R Rhind, 1903-1905. 2-storey and basement public
library with Renaissance 5-bay elevation to Maryhill Road.
Polished ashlar rusticated at basement, banded at ground,
stonecleaned.
Advanced outer bays; to left, to main pilastered and
pedimented entrance with carved typmpanum. Round-arched
doorway with recessed double-leaf doors and fanlight. Above
door, single architraved corniced window with oculus above.
To extreme right, steps to plainer architraved doorway with
oculus over. Pedimented 1st floor window.
Central 3 bays: single windows to ground with pilaster
architraves, 1st floor windows round arched with pilastered
reveals. Heavy band course over ground supports Ionic columns
flanking windows. Casement windows with central dividing
astragal and 6-pane glazing to 1st floor. Frieze at eaves
inscribed Maryhill Public Library. Heavy cornice with
deep plain parapet. Segmental pediment to left bay with
sculpture group over.

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