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Govanhill Library, 170 Langside Road, Govanhill, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8377 / 55°50'15"N

Longitude: -4.2617 / 4°15'42"W

OS Eastings: 258461

OS Northings: 662815

OS Grid: NS584628

Mapcode National: GBR 0KW.52

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.HJVK

Plus Code: 9C7QRPQQ+38

Entry Name: Govanhill Library, 170 Langside Road, Govanhill, Glasgow

Listing Name: 170 Langside Road, Calder Street Govanhill Library

Listing Date: 23 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377570

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33695

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Southside Central

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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James R Rhind, 1902-6. Library. Edwardian baroque. Single storey, on corner site, round-arched openings in deep recesses with - mainly paired - Ionic columns; door (with modern wheelchair ramp) at N end of Langside Road front with dome over with green copper/bronze winged figure; pedimented outer bays to symmetrical Calder Street front; polished ashlar with base and entablature, sculptured figures over balustrade near angles; concealed roof. Modern interior.

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