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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

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/79618

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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 http://www.rias.org.uk

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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