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Latitude: 55.862 / 55°51'43"N
Longitude: -4.322 / 4°19'19"W
OS Eastings: 254777
OS Northings: 665641
OS Grid: NS547656
Mapcode National: GBR 04L.ZC
Mapcode Global: WH3P1.LX4H
Plus Code: 9C7QVM6H+R6
Entry Name: Govan Public Library, 228A Langlands Road, Glasgow
Listing Name: 228A Langlands Road and Elder Park Street, Elder Park Library
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376923
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33310
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Govan
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Sir John James Burnet, 1902-3. Edwardian baroque
single storey library with some sculptured detail,
serpentine front with wide shallow-curved portico on
paired Tuscan columns (doors in recessed area within),
diminutive roof dome behind balustrade. Outer bays
treated as ends of flanking ranges whose rear elevation
are pedimented, each with canted bay and oculus in
tympanum; 3 oculi in wall area between; 5-bay flanks.
Stugged ashlar with polished dressings, channelled angle
pilasters, deep entablatures, roof balustrades with
sculptured urns; segmental-arched windows with original
glazing. Slated pitched and leaded flat roofs. Interior
has deep mutule cornices, coffered and segmental-vaulted
Enclosed by decorative iron railings.
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