5 church buildings which caught my eye in lockdown.
A few new discoveries from our lockdown walks.
Our first visit to Hill House in its protective box.
A mine, the moon and Mackintosh!
Glasgow School of Art suffers a second major fire.
Glasgow’s Lighthouse is a Charles Rennie Mackintosh building that used to be part of the Glasgow Herald‘s printing offices until they moved out in the mid-80s. The Lighthouse re-opened in 1999 as Scotland’s… Read more Art Nouveau at the Lighthouse →
Tom na h’Airidh is a small (354m) hill behind Helensburgh on the Firth of Clyde. (The name is Gaelic for “Knoll of the Shieling”, a shieling being a summer residence for cattle and… Read more Geilston Garden and Tom na h’Airidh →
Queen’s Cross Church is the only one ever completed to a design by Charles Rennie Mackintosh (he entered the competition for Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral but his design was not selected). Queen’s Cross was commissioned by… Read more Gallus Glasgow Q: Queen’s Cross →
Hunterian Art Gallery Sculpture Court, University of Glasgow: Left: Lantern and finial from Pettigrew and Stephen’s Glasgow Warehouse c. 1896. Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1868-1928. University Library tower in… Read more Sculpture Court →
Originally posted on Adventures of a Retired Librarian:
Mackintosh Building 22nd May 2014 This is not quite the post I meant to write, and for a few days I wasn’t…
Nothing to do with Virginia Woolf or the sea – Glasgow’s Lighthouse is a Charles Rennie Mackintosh building that used to be part of the Glasgow Herald‘s printing offices until they… Read more To the Lighthouse →
We had a lovely lunch in House for an Art Lover (designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh but built long after his death) on Sunday, then spent an hour or two… Read more Bellahouston Park and House for an Art Lover →