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1121 Paisley Road West, Palace of Art

A Category B Listed Building in Pollokshields, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8475 / 55°50'51"N

Longitude: -4.3182 / 4°19'5"W

OS Eastings: 254957

OS Northings: 664019

OS Grid: NS549640

Mapcode National: GBR 05R.QK

Mapcode Global: WH3P7.M9X2

Entry Name: 1121 Paisley Road West, Palace of Art

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377353

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33579

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Pollokshields

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Thomas S Tait and Lancelot Hugh Ross 1938 for Empire Exhibition. Large block containing mainly halls, principally 4 ranges about an open square courtyard, W front with tall main range having series of vertically-proportioned and horizontally-glazed huge rectangular openings separated by plain columns, 3 doors and wide staircase at centre, flat-roofed low ranges at either end are set forward, main wall shallow recessed above, with flagpoles; other courtyard ranges slightly lower, large exit central on E wall. Built of square concrete blocks, some details coloured tiles, roofs mostly profile sheeting, extensive series of large rooflights.

Some decorative wrought-iron including lamp brackets at main staircase.

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