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23 Landressy Street Bridgeton Public Library

A Category B Listed Building in Calton, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8487 / 55°50'55"N

Longitude: -4.2277 / 4°13'39"W

OS Eastings: 260630

OS Northings: 663968

OS Grid: NS606639

Mapcode National: GBR 0SR.24

Mapcode Global: WH4QF.1834

Entry Name: 23 Landressy Street Bridgeton Public Library

Listing Date: 16 March 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377912

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33850

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Calton

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

J R Rhind, 1903-6, as public library; low reading room to left (N) now occupied by post office. Edwardian baroque, stone-cleaned yellow ashlar, banded at ground; parapets conceal roofs. Front curved on plan, to line of street. 2-storey main range with pedimented outer pavilions, each with entrance, Ionic Order at 1st floor with Venetial window arrangement, figurative sculpture in tympanum; intermediate bays arcaded at 1st floor with Ionic pilasters; 3 tall round-headed lights to former reading room, sculptured detailing and framed roundel central at parapet. Good interior, retaining much original woodwork. Top-lit low rear range.

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