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Glasgow, 2025 Pollokshaws Road, Pollokshaws Hall

Burgh Chambers (Post Medieval), War Memorial (20th Century)

Site Name Glasgow, 2025 Pollokshaws Road, Pollokshaws Hall

Classification Burgh Chambers (Post Medieval), War Memorial (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Bengal Street; Christian Street; Pollokshaws Burgh Hall; War Memorial Cross

Canmore ID 164888

Site Number NS56SE 674

NGR NS 56125 61514

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Eastwood (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Recording Your Heritage Online

Pollokshaws Burgh Hall, 2025 Pollokshaws Road, Bengal Street, 1895, Sir R Rowand Anderson

An eminent Edinburgh architect, who practised infrequently in Glasgow, Anderson was an academic concerned with the revival of traditional Scottish details. In one of his best Glasgow buildings, after the Central Station Hotel (see Central Glasgow Guide), he here commemorated the recently demolished Old Glasgow College, especially in the bell tower, the main entrance and the 17th-century Scots Renaissance crowsteps and strapwork pediments. Some of the finer features of the Old College are reputed to have been reused. The interior was 'modernised' in the 1960s and 1970s. A Community Trust is undertaking a much-needed restoration, including the large hall, with its original vaulted ceiling and a minimum of classical detail.

Taken from "Greater Glasgow: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Sam Small, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press

Architecture Notes

NS56SE 674 56125 61514

Architect: R R Anderson 1891-1898


Project (February 2014 - July 2014)

A data upgrade project to record war memorials.


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