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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 703783

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NS56SE 81 55909 61356

Not to be confused with Pollokshaws East Station (NS 56808 61446), for which see NS56SE 80.

For associated railway viaduct over the White Cart Water (adjacent to NE), see NS56SE 1182.

For nearby (to SW) railway bridge over the entrance to Pollok Park, see NS56SE 1183.

Station [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1989.

Pollokshaws West Station, Pollokshaws Road, bult c. 1847 for the the Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Rly. A two-platform through station on an embankment. The up platform building is 2 storeys high, 9 bays long, of brick and sandstone construction, with the street entrance at ground floor level and the platform entrance at first floor level.

J R Hume 1974.

Pollokshaws West Station, Pollokshaws Road. Raised on an embankment, the long up-platform building, built to serve the Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Rly, c. 1847.

E Williamson, A Riches and M Higgs 2000.

This intermediate station on the Glasgow - Kilmarnock (main) line of the former Glasgow and South Western Rly was opened (as Pollokshaws Station) by the Glasgow, Barrhead and Neilston Direct Rly on 27 September 1848. It was renamed Pollokshaws West Station on 5 May 1952 and remains in regular use by passenger traffic; the line has been electrified.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 10 February 2006.

R V J Butt 1995.

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