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6-76 (Even Nos) Springhill Gardens and 912-924 (Even Nos) Pollokshaws Road

A Category C Listed Building in Pollokshields, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8333 / 55°49'59"N

Longitude: -4.2765 / 4°16'35"W

OS Eastings: 257517

OS Northings: 662352

OS Grid: NS575623

Mapcode National: GBR 0GX.5N

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.8MTZ

Entry Name: 6-76 (Even Nos) Springhill Gardens and 912-924 (Even Nos) Pollokshaws Road

Listing Date: 2 August 1993

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378141

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33968

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Pollokshields

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

John Nisbet, 1904. Very large, U-planned block of five-storey, Glasgow-style tenements with pleasure ground in front. Houses of varying size. Polished ashlar. Red sandstone. Sparingly-detailed with segmental corniced first floor windows. Regular full-height bays. Sash and case windows (where original) with multi-pane upper sashes. Soaring wallhead stacks, some reduced. Reduced wallhead stack at nothern return corbelled at first floor sculptured panel with lettering "Springhill Gardens".

Concrete-tiled roofs, axial stacks rebuilt in brick.

Statement of Interest

Built for J A McTaggart, the noted builder and authority in housing, later of McTaffart and Mickel and founder of the Western Heritable Company. Listed for unusual plan and associated with McTaggart.

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