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30 Leslie Street and Kenmure Street, Pollokshields District Library

A Category B Listed Building in Pollokshields, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8411 / 55°50'27"N

Longitude: -4.2728 / 4°16'22"W

OS Eastings: 257774

OS Northings: 663213

OS Grid: NS577632

Mapcode National: GBR 0GT.XV

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.BFKZ

Entry Name: 30 Leslie Street and Kenmure Street, Pollokshields District Library

Listing Date: 22 August 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377078

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33419

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Pollokshields

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Thomas Gilmour of City Architect's Department, won in
competition; design revised by his superior, A B
MacDonald. Public library. Edwardian baroque with
sculptured detail; mainly 2 storeys; occupies corner
site with bold end pavilions each with windows set in
giant round-arched panel reaching into open-bottomed
pediment over, symmetrical main front to Leslie Street,
paired inner doors sharing double-arched hood, colonnade
at 1st floor, large and decorative roof ventilator over.
Polished red ashlar; original glazing, mainly sashes;
slate roof. Single storey 3-bay range to Kenmure Street,
to left of pavilion. Interior altered 1926; contains
leaded glass by John C Hall.

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