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2 Sinclair Drive and Battlefield Road, Langside Public Library

A Category B Listed Building in Langside, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.827 / 55°49'37"N

Longitude: -4.2676 / 4°16'3"W

OS Eastings: 258048

OS Northings: 661631

OS Grid: NS580616

Mapcode National: GBR 0HZ.ZX

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.FS0T

Entry Name: 2 Sinclair Drive and Battlefield Road, Langside Public Library

Listing Date: 5 December 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374534

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32412

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Langside

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

George Simpson, 1913. Single storey red ashlar public
library on corner site, both street elevations
symmetrical. Edwardian baroque. Sinclair Drive
(entrance) elevation has 3-bay advanced ends, pilastered
centre, pedimented doorway; 5 regular bays to
Battlefield Road; continuous entablature, deep parapet
enclosing piended slate roofs; decorative axial
ventilator. Modern internal alterations have rendered it
open-plan; rear wing also modern.
Enclosed by low wall with intermittent piers, panel set
at angled street corner.

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