Lilybank House Glasgow extension, Alexander Thomson building, Hillhead home, History, Date, Scotland

Lilybank House Extension : Hillhead Property

Greek Thomson + Rennie Mackintosh : Glasgow House, Strathclyde, west of Scotland

post updated 1 December 2023 ; 27 January 2022

Lilybank House dates from around 1840.

Designed for Robert Allan; also home to John Blackie

The Computing Science department of the University of Glasgow located in a row of terraced houses on Lilybank Gardens in Hillhead, Glasgow, in Scotland.
The photograph below was taken on May 7th 2004 by Finlay McWalter:
Lilybank House Glasgow Hillhead property
photo : Finlay McWalter at the English-language Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Lilybank House Glasgow

The house was extended by Glaswegian architect Alexander Thomson around 1869 and again in the 1890s by architect Rennie Mackintosh.

Now housing the Department of Economic and Social History the building is located off University Gardens, just west of the central Library building in Hillhead.

Alexander Thomson

Glasgow Hillhead was a parliamentary constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1918 until 1997. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) using the first-past-the-post voting system.

This area north west of the city centre generally includes Kelvinside, Kelvindale, Partick West, and Whiteinch.

Location: Hillhead, north west Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland, UK

Greek Thomson Glasgow Buildings

Key Building by Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson

St Vincent Street Church
St Vincent Street Church
building photo © Adrian Welch
St Vincent Street Church

Buildings in the city by Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson – selection:

Caledonia Road Church

CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD
CCA Glasgow
Sauchiehall Street property photo © Adrian Welch
CCA Glasgow

Glasgow Housing Designs

Contemporary Glasgow Residential Property Designs – recent Strathclyde architectural selection below:

Student housing at 249 West George Street
Architect: Mosaic Architecture + Design
249 West George Street Glasgow student flats

Bridgeton Flats
Bridgeton Flats Muslin Street

Candleriggs Square Apartments Merchant City
Candleriggs Square Apartments Merchant City

Friary Court, Crown Street, Gorbals
Friary Court

Glasgow Architecture

Major Strathclyde Building Designs – selection:

Glasgow Tours

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

Briggait Centre : Nicoll Russell Studios

Hutchesons Hospital

Glasgow Houses

Comments / photos for the Lilybank House, University GardensHillhead Architecture designs by architect Alexander Thomson and by Rennie Mackintosh, Strathclyde, southwest Scotland, UKpage welcome.