Balgrayhill Road, Glasgow Double Villa, Architect, House, Scottish Property Project

Balgrayhill Road Villa : Historic Glaswegian Building

Rennie Mackintosh Architecture: Strathclyde Property, Scotland

post updated 6 Mar 2021

Balgrayhill Road House

Address: 140-142 Balgrayhill Road, Glasgow G21 3TN, Scotland

Date built: 1890

Architect: Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Status: Grade A listed, 1977

Property: includes Redclyffe

140-142 Balgrayhill Road was designed by Rennie Mackintosh for his cousin, James Hamilton.

Symmetrical two-storey double villa with massive canted and piended outer bays, main roof swept down between over 2 lower, close-spaced narrow bays. Red ashlar with polished dressings. Slate roofs with bracketed eaves.

The villa property is set behind a low boundary wall with wrought-iron gates and railings.

Balgrayhill Road Glasgow property - housing and flats
photo : Thomas Nugent – Balgrayhill Road, courtesy of wikimedia commons

Charles Rennie Mackintosh architect

Major Charles Rennie Mackintosh Building

Major Charles Rennie Mackintosh Building in Glasgow – The Mac:

Glasgow School of Art
Glasgow School of Art
photo © Adrian Welch

Historic Glasgow : best Glasgow buildings of the past

Architecture in Strathclyde

Major Strathclyde Building Designs – selection:

SECC Glasgow

Rennie Mackintosh architect – information about this world-famous Glaswegian architect over on the international e-architect website.

Glasgow Transport Museum
Glasgow Transport Museum
picture from architect practice

St Vincent Street Church – a fascinating world-famous structure that is located just west of the city centre
St Vincent Street Church
photo © Adrian Welch

Briggait Centre design by Nicoll Russell Studios, based in Dundee, east of Scotland
Briggait Centre Glasgow
photo : Andrew Lee

Scottish National Arena Glasgow design by Foster & Partners, based in London, England

Moray Place – designed by the celebrated Glaswegian architect Alexander “Greek” Thomson, who eventually died at this address in Strathbungo, on the south side of the city:
Moray Place Glasgow - former home of Greek Thomson, Strathbungo
photo : Twospoonfuls, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Website: Balgrayhill Road – property information on the commercial website

Buildings / photos for the Balgrayhill Road House built in 1890 and designed by famous Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh page welcome