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620 Shields Road, Nithsdale Lodge, Former Pollokshields West Church Including Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Pollokshields, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8406 / 55°50'26"N

Longitude: -4.2778 / 4°16'40"W

OS Eastings: 257461

OS Northings: 663168

OS Grid: NS574631

Mapcode National: GBR 0FV.X1

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.8G6C

Entry Name: 620 Shields Road, Nithsdale Lodge, Former Pollokshields West Church Including Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377195

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33482

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Pollokshields

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

W G Rowan (of McKissack and Rowan), 1875-9 as a Free
church, latterly Pollokshields West Church. Thomsonesque
Greek, and on corner site; lofty square tower at
corner (like Thomson's towers) has walls mainly blank
below decorative top stage, open-worked domed lantern
raised above; 3 elevations of body of church have Ionic
portico raised above podium (again, an arrangement
favoured by Thomson). Polished ashlar, slate roofs,
pediments with anthemion finials; shallow Doric portico
to Shields Road with triple doorway; square-ended
chancel not original (?1923). Interior remodelled 1923;
stained glass panels by Alfred Webster and Nina Millar
Davidson. Stone-built boundary wall has piers with
Egypto-Greek ornament.

Statement of Interest

No longer in ecclesiastical use.

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