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70 and 72 Glencairn Drive, Pollokshields Burgh Hall, Including Lodge and Gateway to Maxwell Park

A Category A Listed Building in Pollokshields, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8389 / 55°50'20"N

Longitude: -4.287 / 4°17'13"W

OS Eastings: 256877

OS Northings: 662997

OS Grid: NS568629

Mapcode National: GBR 0DV.1N

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.3HTP

Entry Name: 70 and 72 Glencairn Drive, Pollokshields Burgh Hall, Including Lodge and Gateway to Maxwell Park

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377065

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33411

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Pollokshields

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

H E Clifford, 1888-90 (1890 datestone) with additions and alterations by Thomas Somers, Office of Public Works, 1935. Elaborate Scots renaissance composition with burgh hall, park gate and lodge all included. All built of rock-faced red ashlar with sculptured detailing including dormer heads, polished dressings, slated and red-tiled roofs.

HALL set in wooded garden, open to road; composed with dummy tower house at right (N), projecting low range to front with entrance right in gabled open porch with sculptured tympanum, oriel towards left derived from Earl's Palace, Kirkwall; gabled hall extreme left with long flank to driveway, windows with blocked arches, axial ventilator; some leaded glass.

LODGE opposite park driveway, L-plan, tall 2-storey, shallow gables, roll-moulding, curved roof over low projetion in park; square GATEPIERS have pulvinated bands, pryamidal finials, screen walls.

Statement of Interest

Ornament includes masonic symbolism; Lodge 772 met in the lower hall. Upgraded B to A 13.5.93.

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