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343-7 (Odd Nos) St George's Road, Woodside Library

A Category B Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8722 / 55°52'19"N

Longitude: -4.2673 / 4°16'2"W

OS Eastings: 258232

OS Northings: 666661

OS Grid: NS582666

Mapcode National: GBR 0JG.1Q

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.FN5N

Entry Name: 343-7 (Odd Nos) St George's Road, Woodside Library

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377753

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33780

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

1902-5, J R Rhind. Classical branch library, single storey, 5 central bays, prominent entrance bay at S, lower entrance at N. Ashlar frontage.

MAIN ENTRANCE: arched doorway under full-height paired Ionic columned and segmentally pedimented doorpiece supporting a sculpture group of a woman reading to children.

LIBRARY HALL: 3 centre arched windows flanked by Ionic columns, (paired outer) rising from cill course and supporting balustraded entablature. Flanking bays each with corniced and architraved window with decorative oculus over. Square domed and finialled central cupola.

SECONDARY ENTRANCE: architraved with decorative oculus over supported by 2 putti.

INTERIOR: domed library hall in coffered ceiling with, 4 columned screens at either end.

Statement of Interest

Rhind's gandest branch library.

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