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- Category: A
- Date Added: 15/12/1970
- Supplementary Information Updated: 13/05/1993
- Local Authority: Glasgow
- Planning Authority: Glasgow
- Burgh: Glasgow
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NS 56877 62997
- Coordinates: 256877, 662997
H E Clifford, 1888-90 (1890 datestone) with additions and alterations by Thomas Somers, Office of Public Works, 1935. Elaborate Scots renaissance composition with burgh hall, park gate and lodge all included. All built of rock-faced red ashlar with sculptured detailing including dormer heads, polished dressings, slated and red-tiled roofs.
HALL set in wooded garden, open to road; composed with dummy tower house at right (N), projecting low range to front with entrance right in gabled open porch with sculptured tympanum, oriel towards left derived from Earl's Palace, Kirkwall; gabled hall extreme left with long flank to driveway, windows with blocked arches, axial ventilator; some leaded glass.
LODGE opposite park driveway, L-plan, tall 2-storey, shallow gables, roll-moulding, curved roof over low projetion in park; square GATEPIERS have pulvinated bands, pryamidal finials, screen walls.
Statement of Special Interest
Ornament includes masonic symbolism; Lodge 772 met in the lower hall. Upgraded B to A 13.5.93.
BA April 21 1893. Dean of Guild 1935/257 for alterations by Somers. Petition dated 14 June 1935, completed 6 December 1935. Additional information courtesy of Iain Paterson, City of Glasgow District Council.
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