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799 Pollokshaws Road, Camphill House (Within Queen's Park)

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8322 / 55°49'55"N

Longitude: -4.2751 / 4°16'30"W

OS Eastings: 257597

OS Northings: 662225

OS Grid: NS575622

Mapcode National: GBR 0GY.G2

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.9NGV

Entry Name: 799 Pollokshaws Road, Camphill House (Within Queen's Park)

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374443

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32401

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Southside Central

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Style points to David Hamilton as architect. Built for
Robert Thomson, cotton manufacturer, probably circa
1798, the year he acquired Camphill. Classical country
house, now incorporated within extended city boundary.
Rectangular-plan, 2 storeys over basement, panelled
giant clasping pilasters at angles, 5-bay elevations
(spaced 1-3-1 on S front) except at W, ionic porch
central on N front. Polished ashlar, basement and
detailing at N painted. Sash windows, slender astragals
with margined glazing. Continuous entablature, end and
axial stacks, shallow-pitch piended slate roof, dormers
not original.

Statement of Interest

Change of Category B to A 5.12.89

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