Basic Site Details

Name: The Knowe and Lodge
Town, district or village: Pollokshields
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Nile Park From c.1892-1909

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1House  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3301, Albert DriveYes 
Item 2 of 31, Albert Drive Original address
Item 3 of 3301, Shields RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41850  House designed
Item 2 of 418521853Construction 
Item 3 of 4c. 1855c. 1858 House enlarged with new study and drawing room
Item 4 of 41899  Addition


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 8Alexander ThomsonArchitectA18501853Original house
Item 2 of 8Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceA18501853Original house
Item 3 of 8John Baird the SecondArchitectA18501853Original house
Item 4 of 8Alexander ThomsonArchitectBc. 1855c. 1858Extension
Item 5 of 8Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceBc. 1855c. 1858Extension
Item 6 of 8John Baird the SecondArchitectBc. 1855c. 1858Extension
Item 7 of 8George GunnArchitectC1899 Addition
Item 8 of 8John Campbell McKellarArchitectC1899 Addition


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Blair, John - hat manufacturer 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Nicholson, Jane or Thomson, Amelia Memoir of Alexander Thomson Written for Alexander Thomson Memorial 
Item 2 of 3Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p577

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow City ArchivesFrank Worsdall's Collection on Greek Thomson, including job list and photograph list  
Item 2 of 3Glasgow Institute of ArchitectsBiographical sketch and job list of Greek Thomson by Rev John Stark, 1879  
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33371