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Ruth Morris
Glasgow Building Preservation Trust
Room 16, Wellpark Enterprise Centre
120 Sydney Street
Glasgow
G31 1JF
Tel: 0141 554 4411

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Glasgow:  20 September 2014 – 21 September 2014

Glasgow was the first UK city to host Doors Open Day which forms part of the Europe-wide, European Heritage Days. Since 1990 the event has grown year on year. The superb festival is free, city-wide, extraordinarily diverse, welcoming, and above all, fun. Doors Open Day is a unique celebration of the best of Glasgow, aimed at the whole family. 
Pat Chalmers, Chair, Glasgow Building Preservation Trust

Glasgow Doors Open Day is a popular built heritage festival that takes place throughout the city of Glasgow. It is organised by Glasgow Building Preservation Trust and is now in its 25th year.

In 2014 there are 92 buildings, over 54 walks & tours and over 28 talks & special events.

 

All buildings will be listed on this site soon for more details and the latest information visit: www.glasgowdoorsopenday.com

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Partick Curling Clubhouse
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20.09.14 - 21.09.14 (10.00-16.00)
45 Balshagray Avenue, Glasgow,  G11 7EQ

C-listed pavilion and playing rink designed for outside curling. Many original features, inside and out and proud owners of the 18th century Partick Bell. Stone sets and associated artefacts on show with experienced curlers to explain the curling game.

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Building Date: 1898
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Pearce Institute, The
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20.09.14 - 21.09.14 (10.00-16.00)
840-860 Govan Road, Glasgow,  G51 3UU
Pearce Institute, The - Image 1

This A-listed building was gifted to the people of Govan and has served the needs of the local community for over a century. View photographs and memorabilia illustrating the contribution that the people of Govan have made in shaping Glasgow’s history.

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Architect: Sir Robert Rowand Anderson
Building Date: 1906
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People's Palace & Winter Gardens
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20.09.14 (10.00-17.00) - 21.09.14 (11.00-17.00)
Glasgow Green, Glasgow,  G40 1AT
People's Palace & Winter Gardens - Image 1

The People's Palace, set in historic Glasgow Green, tells the story of the people and city of Glasgow from 1750 to the end of the 20th century. Get a wonderful insight into how Glaswegians lived, worked and played in years gone by.

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Architect: A. B. MacDonald
Building Date: 1898
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Pipe Factory, The
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20.09.14 - 21.09.14 (11:00-17:00)
42 Bain Street, Gallowgate,  G40 2LA
Pipe Factory, The - Image 1

The former Italian Renaissance inspired factory features the most intricate and ornate use of brick to be found in the city. Now used by The Pipe Factory - a group of artists, writers & architects who run an open studio.

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Architect: M Forsyth of Airdrie
Building Date: 1877
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Pollok House
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21.09.14 (10.00-16.30)
Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow,  G43 1AT
Pollok House - Image 1Pollok House is the ancestral home of the Maxwell family. The present house dates from around 1752 and contains one of the finest collections of Spanish art in the United Kingdom together with furniture and furnishings appropriate to an Edwardian country house.
Architect: Allan Dreghorn
Building Date: 1752
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Pollokshaws West Railway Station
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20.09.14 - 21.09.14 (10:00-17:00)
2092 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow,  G43 1AT
Pollokshaws West Railway Station - Image 1

Important as the oldest surviving railway station in operation in Glasgow, it was recently repaired and converted by GBPT as a base for South West Community Cycles. Explore nearby Pollok Park with free bike hire throughout the weekend, advance booking required for this on 0141 632 715.

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Architect: Architect Unknown;Richard Shorter
Building Date: 1848;2013
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Pollokshields Church of Scotland
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20.09.14 (10.00-16.00)
274 Albert Drive (at Shields Road), Pollokshields, Glasgow,  G41 2RF

This impressive B-listed church, by Robert Baldie, dates to 1878. The stained glass creates its own unique light at different times of the day. The magnificent Harrison and Harrison 3 manual organ (1913) is regularly in use.

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Architect: Robert Baldie
Building Date: 1877-1878
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Provan Hall
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20.09.14 - 21.09.14 (9.00-15.30)
Auchinlea Park, Auchinlea Road, Easterhouse, Glasgow,  G34 9NQ
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An historic gem nestled within Auchlinlea Park. Explore the rare collection of buildings and walled courtyard, thought to have origins in the medieval period, and discover its fascinating history.

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Architect: Architect Unknown
Building Date: c15th century onwards
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Provand's Lordship
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20.09.14 (10.00-17.00) - 21.09.14 (11.00-17.00)
3 Castle Street G4 ORB

Dating from 1471, Provand’s Lordship is Glasgow’s oldest remaining house which formed part of the Cathedral precinct.  Having passed into secular and commercial use, it was saved from demolition by the Provand's Lordship Society in the early 20th century.

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Building Date: 1471
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Quaker Meeting House
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20.09.14 (10:00-16:00)
38 Elmbank Crescent, Charing Cross, Glasgow,  G2 4PS
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1850s terraced house still retaining many original features, originally a private house, now home to the Quakers since 1992.  Discover the tradition of the Quakers through an illustrated exhibition

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Architect: Architect Unknown
Building Date: c 1850s
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