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Pollok House

Juliet Kinchin

Pollok House

a history of the house and gardens

by Juliet Kinchin

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Published by Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pollok House (Glasgow, Strathclyde) -- Guide-books.,
  • Glasgow (Strathclyde) -- Dwellings.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJuliet Kinchin.
    ContributionsGlasgow Museums and Art Galleries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA890.G5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20670698M
    ISBN 100902752200

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    Pollok Library opened in as part of the Pollok Civic Realm. The Library offers a wide range of services and activities in relaxing and inspiring surroundings. With thousands of books and a programme of weekly classes and events, our friendly staff will always . With beautifully manicured gardens and sweeping staircases, Pollok House offers the perfect setting for intimate weddings, just 3 miles from the city centre. Within the house, civil, religious and humanist ceremonies are held in the Pavilion Library, perhaps the finest twentieth-century library in Scotland.

    Restaurants near Pollok House: ( km) Jodandys ( km) Bella Vita ( km) Rawlings - Love to Eat ( km) Himalayan Dine ( km) Cafe Strange Brew; View all restaurants near Pollok House 4/5(). The house itself was stunning with plenty of historical knowledge to learn. There are experts available in all quadrants of the house. The real reason behind the 5 star review was the exemplary customer service by Anna Panda. She was absolutely amazing providing clear and 4/5().


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About this Item: Country Life, London, Country Life (illustrator). An original very early issue of Country Life Magazine dated January 25th featuring a main article on Pollok House in Renfrewshire, 8 page write up with black and white illustrations of the property and gardens.

The book is a very complete review of modern japanese houses, divided in very accurate categories. Naomi Pollock is very clear in explaining the evolution of each subject and she describes each house in a superb way. The photographs are ent quality, very recommendable, it's worthy paying for a book like this.

Cecilia DomenechCited by: 3. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 20 pages: illustrations (some color), maps, plans, 1 portrait ; 21 cm + sheet (2 plans ; 21 x 63 cm folded to 21 x 21 cm).

Pollok House will be open Thursday to Monday each week, from 10am to 4pm (Last Entry pm). Ticket numbers are capped each Pollok House book, so please book in advance to avoid disappointment. No more than 6 people will be permitted per half hour time slot. In accordance with government guidelines, booking groups should contain no more than two household.

Pollok House will be open Thursday to Monday each week, from 10am to 4pm (Last Entry pm). Ticket numbers are capped each day, so please book in advance to avoid disappointment. No more than eight people will be permitted per half hour time slot. Take a wander round Pollok House book House’s upper floors for a fascinating insight into the upper-class Edwardian lifestyle.

The opulent family rooms are packed full of period furniture and artefacts; the library was designed to hold 7, on: Pollok Country Park, Glasgow, G43 1AT, City Of Glasgow.

Pollok House was where it all began, back in The discussions for the founding of the National Trust for Scotland took place inside Pollok’s cedar-panelled smoking room. Now the house is undoubtedly one of the grandest in our care.

This elegant stately home is set in the scenic Pollok Country Park on the outskirts of Glasgow. Pollok House may be closed but we are continuing to share stories about things we can all look forward to seeing again when it re-opens 😊 The photo shows our beautiful entrance hall. The two busts flanking the doorway date to the mid's.

They depict Sir John Stirling Maxwell’s parents, Sir William Stirling Maxwell, 9th Bart. The lower division of Pollok, commonly called Nether Pollok, was, about the yeargiven by Sir Aymer Maxwell to his younger son, Sir John Maxwell, whose territorial designation thenceforth became of Pollok, or of Nether Pollok, and whose lineal male descendant is the present Sir John Maxwell of Pollok.

Pollok House stands close to the north bank of the White Cart Water as it flows through Pollok Country Park. The surrounding landscape gives every appearance of being open countryside, yet Pollok House is just over three miles south west of Glasgow city centre, and Pollok Country Park lies immediately to the east of the M77 and entirely within the built up area of the city: the park is also.

Pollok House by Robert Ferguson, Hilary Horrocks, Douglas MacGregor, National Trust for Scotland starting at $ Pollok House has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Pollok House is a key part of all that, of course.

“It’s incredibly important to the National Trust for Scotland,” Cornfield says. “It’s a very significant property in Glasgow and it’s. The Pollok House Escape room is set in the servant’s quarters in a room all set up to look like a part of the Pollok House about years ago.

The idea of the escape room is that you have to “escape the past”, which is the title of the room. Preserved at Pollok House is a letter from Winston Churchill to the family, and a Red Cross certificate from the then queen mother, Queen Alexandra, acknowledging their help in the war effort.

The NTS is particularly proud of one of its possessions at Pollok House: “On the south wall of the garden beneath the old Bowling Green is a WWI. Pollok House (Image: National Trust For Scotland).

Built inthe house was extended in by Sir John Stirling-Maxwell and has been in the family since the 13th century. Walking into Pollok. How about getting REVENEW in off season by turning pollok house into a Xmas attraction with Mrs Claus visit,stock it with poundland baubles,and get outraged if kids touch them this is a magical visit if your used to tying toddlers hands and the real magic of 4/ TripAdvisor reviews.

The costumes collection at Pollok House features some beautiful reproduction dresses in s style, allowing us to visualise the sheer social presence that these garments gave the wearer. The cage crinoline definitely guaranteed women a lot of personal space – at. Built inPollok House was gifted to the City of Glasgow in by Dame Anne Maxwell Macdonald, whose family had owned the estate for almost years.

She died in at the age of   Pollok House, Scotland — there still is a Pollok House. As with the Pollok name, the Pollok House may derive its name from the land and be unrelated to Clan Pollock directly, but the house was owned by the Maxwell Clan and Clan Pollock is a sept.

Photo Gallery of Parks in and around Glasgow - the largest city in Scotland. Restaurants near Pollok House: ( mi) Jodandys ( mi) Bella Vita ( mi) Rawlings - Love to Eat ( mi) Himalayan Dine ( mi) Cafe Strange Brew; View all restaurants near Pollok House on Tripadvisor $4/5().Cornelia Pollok, his only child, who survived her father but a very short time, having died in her infancy, on 28th Feb,and was succeeded by her aunt, Jean Pollok, who died unmarried, inand was succeeded by her cousin, Robina Pollok, only child of Captain John Pollok of Belgray, and relict of Sir Hew Crawfurd of Jordanhill, Bart.Book: All Authors / Contributors: Pollok House.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 70 pages, 12 plates illustrations (6 color) 23 cm: Reviews. User-contributed reviews Tags. Add tags for "The Stirling Maxwell Collection.