Lilybank House Glasgow, 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 27 January 2022

Lilybank House Glasgow

Lilybank House dates from around 1840.

Designed for Robert Allan; also home to John Blackie

The house was extended by Alexander Thomson around 1869 and again in the 1890s by 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

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
photo © Adrian Welch

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

Caledonia Road Church

CCA Glasgow
CCA Glasgow
photo © Adrian Welch

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
Briggait Centre Glasgow
photo : Andrew Lee

Hutchesons Hospital
Hutchesons Hall
photo © Adrian Welch

Glasgow Houses

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