Possil Railway Station:
Former railway station (closed 1964), latterly converted to offices, and now derelict and in a poor state of repair. Red brick with ashlar details the building dates form the late 19th century. Above a traditional covering of slate on the roof can be observed to be in a poor condition with many missing and slipped slates, lost gutters and rotting truss ends at the eaves. The gable ends of the roof pitches feature decorative timber projecting roof eaves. The building is two storeys on the east elevation onto Balmore Road, with the former railway passing under and through it. The west elevation is fully down to the lower ground level behind Balmore Road, with a large beam supporting the central part of the building as the railway tunnel passes through below. Currently to the west of Balmore Road is a scrap metal yard which uses the other surviving building which is a former goods shed as its office (the roof of the former goods shed can be seen on the left of the panorama above, with the station itself to the right). The buildings are category C listed.
street address: 477-479 Balmore Road, Glasgow, G22 6NX
Latitude / Longitude: 55.892035,-4.25999 (sourced using Google Maps)
east front elevation from across and behind Balmore Raod. The now backfilled railway tunnel can be seen passing under the road.
east elevation onto Balmore Road
south end bay of the front elevation
central doorway of the east front elevation
north end bay of the front elevation
carved details above windows on the front elevation
a corbel linking to the arch over the former main entrance
view of the side north elevation (right of photograph) and the east elevation on Balmore Road
north elevation, (photograph taken from the neighbouring garage forecourt)
the deterioration of the roof and building as a whole are clearly visible
visible hole at the roof ridgeline and slipped and damaged slate tiles
rear west elevation
view of the south elevation and how the building reveals as it drops down to the lowered ground where the former railway lines used to run, the area here is now used as a scrap metal yard.
chimney on the south elevation striking a defiant pose
former goods shed to the south-west of the station sited close-by to the south-west in the scrap metal yard
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