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Springburn Park, Column

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8897 / 55°53'23"N

Longitude: -4.2264 / 4°13'34"W

OS Eastings: 260858

OS Northings: 668530

OS Grid: NS608685

Mapcode National: GBR 0S8.BF

Mapcode Global: WH4Q7.17Q5

Entry Name: Springburn Park, Column

Listing Date: 12 October 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376904

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33296

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Springburn/Robroyston

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Probably late 19th century. Free-standing Ionic column
at axis of park walkways re-sited from Balgray Pleasure
Ground. Glazed terra cotta, now painted. Raised on
2-step platform, scrolled column base decorated with
motifs (thistle etc) representing nations of UK and
Ireland; elaborate capital with masks, polygonal sundial
above supports unicorn with shield bearing St Andrew's
cross.

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