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2a Craigpark, Dennistoun Library

A Category B Listed Building in Dennistoun, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8591 / 55°51'32"N

Longitude: -4.2214 / 4°13'17"W

OS Eastings: 261057

OS Northings: 665105

OS Grid: NS610651

Mapcode National: GBR 0TM.BF

Mapcode Global: WH4Q7.4Z2R

Entry Name: 2a Craigpark, Dennistoun Library

Listing Date: 17 June 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378026

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33893

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Dennistoun

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

J R Rhind, 1903-5, as public library. Edwardian Baroque. 2-storey front near symmetrical; polished ashlar with sculptured detail; ground floor channelled; pavilioned end bays each corner, surmounted by winged figure; elaborate 3-bay centre, round-arched 1st floor windows (Venetian centre), divided by pilasters; parapet conceals roof.

Interior originally with top-lit reading room, much altered 1967-8 by Robert Rogerson and Philip Spence with City Architect.

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