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Holmwood House
/ 5 miles south of Glasgow centre

This mansion house is situated in the Cathcart area of Glasgow. It is said to be one of the Scottish architect Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson’s finest works. There is ongoing conservation work being done on Holmwood House, revealing much of the original decorations by Thomson. Take bus 44 from the city centre Union Street, next to Central Train Station, to Cathcart Bridge, by foot, turn left onto Rhannan Road, and walk 10 mins to the gates. There are signs leading to the house.

Admission Prices on the website. Mainly open Mar - Oct, or other dates on the website calander.

Holmwood House Google Map . Postcode: G44 3YU . Tel: 0844 493 2204 .

 


Alexander "Greek" Thomson was born on the 9th April 1817, and died 22nd March 1875. He was a Scottish architect known for using new technologies, and building environmentally friendly buildings.

Thomson produced villas, a castle, urbane terraces, commercial warehouses, tenements, and three churches such as: Caledonia Road Free Church, Queen's Park United Presbyterian Church, and St Vincent Street Church. His villas were normally in the Grecian style, leading to his nickname: "Greek" Thomson.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Thomson . www.scotcities.com/thomson/

www.nts.org.uk/Property/Holmwood/ . www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/glasgow/holmwoodhouse . Reviews

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