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510 Crookston Road, Leverndale Hospital, Towerview Unit

A Category A Listed Building in Greater Pollok, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8346 / 55°50'4"N

Longitude: -4.3707 / 4°22'14"W

OS Eastings: 251624

OS Northings: 662692

OS Grid: NS516626

Mapcode National: GBR 3M.5HHL

Mapcode Global: WH3P6.TMX0

Entry Name: 510 Crookston Road, Leverndale Hospital, Towerview Unit

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377377

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33597

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Greater Pollok

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Malcolm Stark and Rowntree, 1890-5, won in competition; additions by D barclay, 1903. Large hospital block, linkied ranges in symmetrical lay-out, and on hill-top site, tall asymmetrically-placed square tower a prominent landmark. Renaissance. Stugged/bull-faced ashlar with contrasting polished dressings; slate roofs; mainly 2/3 storeys, tall assembly hall central at N and set forward has buttressed flanks, pyramidal-roofed angle pavilions at N and full-height mullioned and transomed bay . Semmingly free-standing ranges either side are linked by lower ranges and corridors; former (Leven and Shiel at W, Cuillins and Nevis at E) are identical, with 3 tall storeys and long N fronts, each with 2 advanced and gabled bays with mullioned and transomed windows, promintent roof ventilators over roof junctions, remaining top floor windows break through eaves and have pedimented dormer heads; outer ranges (Etive, Grampian and Morven) are set at right angles at E and at W ends and are, broadly, similarly treated, while smaller ranges (Affric and Thurso), set in angles between N and outer ranges, also face N and have central wall-head gables with paired tall wall–head stacks. S range (administration) has 2-storey and attic centre with semi-octagonal outer bays rising above wlalhead with finialed bell-cast roofs; blocked in-antis doorpiece, pedimented dormer heads at top floor, flanking wings a storey lower.

Statement of Interest

Memorial stone dated 3.10.1893. Formerly Hawkhead. Listed Category A for tower and hall.

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