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Springburn Park, Glasgow

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.889 / 55°53'20"N

Longitude: -4.227 / 4°13'37"W

OS Eastings: 260814

OS Northings: 668449

OS Grid: NS608684

Mapcode National: GBR 0S8.6P

Mapcode Global: WH4Q7.17DR

Plus Code: 9C7QVQQF+J5

Entry Name: Springburn Park, Glasgow

Listing Name: Springburn Park, Winter Gardens

Listing Date: 22 March 1985

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376906

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33298

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Springburn/Robroyston

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Winter garden

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Simpson and Farmer, hothouse builders, with William
Baird of Temple ironworks, 1899-1900. Substantial
(approx 180' long) glasshouse. Tall red brick walls
(approx 12') punctuated by round arched windows. 7 arch-
framed lattice girders span the main block and support
the extensive glass roof, latter boldly curved at angles
and made up of wide overlapping layers of glass; low
clerestory straddles ridge with crowning brattishing in
thistle design. Internally gallery to all sides reached
by cast-iron stairs and with decorative cast-iron

Statement of Interest

$10,000 was contributed by the Reid family of the Hyde

Park Locomotive works for the construction of the Winter

Gardens. Building now derelict (1989).

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