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2060 Pollokshaws Road, Pollok House Sawmill, Power Station and Caul

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8259 / 55°49'33"N

Longitude: -4.3165 / 4°18'59"W

OS Eastings: 254985

OS Northings: 661609

OS Grid: NS549616

Mapcode National: GBR 3P.5XJN

Mapcode Global: WH3P7.NTQP

Entry Name: 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Pollok House Sawmill, Power Station and Caul

Listing Date: 26 February 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377147

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33458

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Newlands/Auldburn

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

To SW of stables, beside River Cart, sawmill, power station and caul (= weir). SAWMILL may be mid 19th century; single storey and brick, much early machinery survives. 1888 Holyoake turbine replaces original

low-breast waterwheel; alongside, the late 19th/early 20th century 4 x 2-bay POWER STATION with domestic-looking windows, key-blocked roundels in gable-heads. Waverley turbine built by Carrick & Ritchie of Edinburgh; CAUL nearby in River Cart may be 18th century.

Rectangular-plan detached block (used 1990 as Countryside ranger's office) between sawmill and stables SW range is late 18th/early 19th century in appearance, but incorporates enormous stone blocks which may be re-used; lean-to on SW flank not original.

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