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St George's Cross, Equestrian Statue

A Category C Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.871 / 55°52'15"N

Longitude: -4.2686 / 4°16'7"W

OS Eastings: 258147

OS Northings: 666530

OS Grid: NS581665

Mapcode National: GBR 0HH.S4

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.DPKL

Entry Name: St George's Cross, Equestrian Statue

Listing Date: 6 April 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377751

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33778

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

J and G Mossman, 1897. Equestrian statue of St George and Dragon, re-erected at St George's Cross 1988, presented to people of Glasgow by Co-operative Society. Originally a piece of architectural sculpture. Mounted on railed ashlar plinth.

Statement of Interest

Removed from wallhead at former St George's Cross Co-operative Society in August 1985 on demolition of these premises.

The DICTIONARY OF SCOTTISH ARTISTS gives the sculptor as Charles Blenkarn Grassby for J & G Mossman. Additional information by courtesy of Iain Paterson, Glasgow City Council.

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