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Queen's Park Glass Houses

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8288 / 55°49'43"N

Longitude: -4.2707 / 4°16'14"W

OS Eastings: 257864

OS Northings: 661838

OS Grid: NS578618

Mapcode National: GBR 0HZ.C8

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.CRLF

Entry Name: Queen's Park Glass Houses

Listing Date: 5 December 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374489

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32409

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Southside Central

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Built 1905, by Office of Public Works. Municipal park
glass-houses, with dome central at S entrance front
(gabled centre, flanking ranges), symmetrical; on plan,
a series of parallel E-W orientated ranges extending at
right angles from full-length centre linking range;
fully glazed above red brick dwarf walls, ironwork by
Simpson and Farmer, horticultural builders, Glasgow
(inscribed); more ranges may have been iron-crested than
now. To east, and partly at lower level, red-brick
boiler house and associated ranges, square-plan chimney
stalk with integral rainwater tank fixed to it; slated
roofs, sash windows.

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