Basic Site Details

Name: Pollokshields District Library
Town, district or village: Pollokshields
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Kenmure StreetYes 
Item 2 of 230, Leslie streetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319041907Construction 
Item 2 of 3June 1904 Competition announcedCompetition design - revised later
Item 3 of 320 February 1907   


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 2Alexander Beith McDonaldArchitect 19041907Revised designs of Thomas Gilchrist Gilmour
Item 2 of 2Thomas Gilchrist GilmourArchitect 1904 Won competition (on staff of City Surveyor's office). A B McDonald revised design. (Drawings by Gilmour)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Stevenson, D M, et al.1914Municipal Glasgow: its evolution and enterprises Glasgow: Corporation of the City of Glasgowp92
Item 2 of   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2British Architect24 June 1904  p455
Item 2 of 2Builder20 March 1907XCII  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Neil DarlingtonInformation sent via DSA website Additional information sent August 2009
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33419