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Latitude: 55.8446 / 55°50'40"N
Longitude: -4.2597 / 4°15'34"W
OS Eastings: 258611
OS Northings: 663573
OS Grid: NS586635
Mapcode National: GBR 0KS.LM
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.JCT9
Entry Name: 197-243 (Odd Nos) Pollokshaws Road, St Andrews Power Station
Listing Date: 17 June 1986
Last Amended: 4 September 2003
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377275
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33529
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Southside Central
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
A Myles, 1899-1900 for Glasgow Corporation Electricity
Department. Tall 1-storey pressed brick block with 15 large
recessed arched bays, 8 blocked. Original windows have a
42-pane pattern. Terracotta plaques between windows. Stone
cornice and brick parapet over end and central bays with urns
and central pediment.
Roof: northern part is original with slates, skylights and 5 ventilators. Southern part is modern except end which is
slate with louvred ridge ventilator. Steel framed interior.
2-storey 7-bay office, ashlar with incised detail. Wide
central entrance, modernised, flanked by symmetrical door and
2-window groupings, (1 door now a window). Consoled cornice
with block pediment at centre over ground floor. Sash and
case windows. Curvilinear pediment and urn finial.
S wing: 2-storey 18-bay side elevation red brick with blue
bands. Arched windows, most with 18 panes. Stone front with
large arched door and foliated carving in spandrels.
Jacobean style window, with 2 mullions and transom. Gable
with urn finial. Lower boiler house at rear.
1 of the 2 large electricity generating stations of circa
1900. Part converted in 1937 to a printing works.
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