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- Category: A
- Date Added: 06/07/1966
- Local Authority: Glasgow
- Planning Authority: Glasgow
- Burgh: Glasgow
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NS 54994 61662
- Coordinates: 254994, 661662
Ranges of different dates, mainly 17th-19th century;
formerly stables to Pollok house, but at site of
previous house (the Laighe Castle) and containing much
re-used 17th century work; fragments at E corner said to
be of c. 1536 tower. Mostly rubble, ashlar dressings, 2-
storey elevations, small-paned sashes, tall stacks,
slate roofs. RANGE TO NW incorporates handsome 17th
century renaissance gateway, pend, margined openings, big
roof ventilator; RANGE TO NE built in 3 stages, the
centre probably a later 19th century rebuild,
incorporating carved fragments, now with uniform eaves
level and roof, further range to E; SW range also built
Statement of Special Interest
Pollok House (Museum Guide Book).
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