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Glenafton Nursing Home, 50 St Andrew's Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Pollokshields, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8452 / 55°50'42"N

Longitude: -4.2878 / 4°17'15"W

OS Eastings: 256854

OS Northings: 663703

OS Grid: NS568637

Mapcode National: GBR 0CS.WD

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.3BGT

Plus Code: 9C7QRPW6+3V

Entry Name: Glenafton Nursing Home, 50 St Andrew's Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow

Listing Name: 50 St Andrew's Drive, Glenafton Nursing Home, Including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 26 February 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377157

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33466

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Pollokshields

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Built circa 1880. Shows influence of Alexander Thomson.
Large 2-storey villa at street corner site and with 2
front elevations, arched open porch (deriving from
Thomson's "the Knowe") in re-entrant angle closest to
main driveway entrance at street corner. Asymmetrical,
shallow out-set near eaves set above capitals of
pilasters which are recessed in window jambs. Stone-
cleaned stugged and snecked ashlar, polished dressings,
some sculptured/incised ornament. 2-bay elevation to St
Andrew's Drive with canted ground floor window left,
similar window faces Maxwell Drive, also tall stair
window (leaded glass panels). Deep bracketted eaves;
deep-eaved wide dormer to each front, eaves cut back to
St Andrew's Drive elevation, original fret-worked
brackets to Maxwell Road. Plate glass sashes; stacks;
slated platform roofs. Outbuildings to W, iron-railed
courtyard wall. Boundary wall stepped to street, unusual
main gateway, wide piers are elaborate, distinctive and

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