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Glasgow, 591 Tollcross Road, Tollcross House

Museum (19-20th Century)

Site Name Glasgow, 591 Tollcross Road, Tollcross House

Classification Museum (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Tollcross Park; Tollcross Children's Museum

Canmore ID 79618

Site Number NS66SW 96

NGR NS 63619 63607

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

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Tollcross House, 591 Tollcross Road, 1848, David Bryce

Scots Baronial country house for James Dunlop. Asymmetrical, ashlar, crowsteps, pedimented dormers, cone-roofed turret on low service wing. Converted to Children's Museum, 1905, Glasgow Corporation. Refurbished and converted to sheltered housing, c.1992, Nicholas Groves-Raines. Saltire Society Commendation, 1994. Lodge, c.1858, crowstep gables, rubble, ashlar dressings. Conservatory, Latin-cross plan, dome at crossing, semicircular ends, cast iron and glass. Tent-like extension, tensile fabric structure, 1990s, Glasgow City Council. The Park is also home to the National Rose Collection.

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

Archaeology Notes

NS66SW 96.00 63619 63607

NS66SW 96.01 63364 63591 Main Lodge

NS66SW 345.00 63853 63637 Stables

Architecture Notes

Owner: Glasgow Corporation.

Architect: David Bryce, 1848.

External Reference: Mit. Lib. Wm. Graham 1 p. 19


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