Holmwood House, Cathcart

Holmwood House, Cathcart


Circular bay window at Holmwood House, Cathcart

Circular bay window at Holmwood House, Cathcart


Side view of bay window at Holmwood House, Cathcart

Side view of bay window at Holmwood House, Cathcart


Windows at dining room of Holmwood House, Cathcart

Windows at dining room of Holmwood House, Cathcart


Eastern fašade of Holmwood House

Eastern fašade of Holmwood House


Detail at eaves of Holmwood House

Exaggerated overhang at eaves of Holmwood House


Front elevation of Holmwood House, Cathcart

Front elevation of Holmwood House and ancilliary buildings

Side elevations of Holmwood House, Cathcart

Side elevations of Holmwood House


Renovated entrance hall at Holmwood House

Renovated entrance hall at Holmwood House


Fireplace with restored wall decoration at entrance hall at Holmwood House

Fireplace with restored wall decoration at entrance hall at Holmwood House


Architect's drawing of fireplace at entrance hall of Holmwood House

Architect's drawing of fireplace at entrance hall of Holmwood House


Interior view of bay window at Holmwood House

Interior view of bay window at Holmwood House


View of gardens from bay window at Holmwood House

View of gardens from bay window at Holmwood House


Ceiling rose over bay window at Holmwood House

Ceiling rose over bay window at Holmwood House


Interior view of rooflight at Holmwood House

Interior view of rooflight at Holmwood House


Cupola at rooflight at Holmwood House

Cupola at rooflight at Holmwood House


Internal door at Holmwood House

Internal door at Holmwood House


Detail on door at Holmwood House

Detail on door at Holmwood House


Detail of restored wall decoration at Holmwood House

Detail of restored wall decoration at Holmwood House


Newel post on main staircase at Holmwood House

Newel post on main staircase at Holmwood House


Architect's drawing of newel and stair rail at Holmwood House

Architect's drawing of newel and stair rail at Holmwood House


Thomson designed ironwork on stair rail at Holmwood House

Thomson designed ironwork on stair rail at Holmwood House


Timber detail matching the pattern of the ironwork at Holmwood House

Timber detail matching the pattern of the ironwork at Holmwood House


Upper window at Holmwood House

Upper window at Holmwood House


Reflections of upper window at Holmwood House

Reflections of upper window at Holmwood House


Alexander Thomson's design for mantlepiece at Holmwood House

Alexander Thomson's design for mantlepiece at Holmwood House


Original and renewed wall decoration around mantlepiece at Holmwood House

Original and renewed wall decoration around mantlepiece at Holmwood House


Ornate furniture at Holmwood House

Ornate furniture at Holmwood House


Original frieze restored at Holmwood House

Original frieze restored at at Dining Room of Holmwood House


Architect's drawing of frieze and internal decoration at Holmwood House

Architect's drawing of frieze and internal decoration at Dining Room of Holmwood House


Architect's drawing of cornice in Dining Room at Holmwood House

Architect's drawing of cornice in Dining Room at Holmwood House


Wall decoration at Dining Room of Holmwood House before restoration

Wall decoration at Dining Room of Holmwood House before restoration


Dining Room of Holmwood House after restoration

Dining Room of Holmwood House after restoration


Serving table at Dining Room of Holmwood House

Serving table at Dining Room of Holmwood House


Detail of gilded column on frieze at Holmwood House

Detail of gilded column on frieze at Holmwood House


Holmwood House in winter sunshine

Holmwood House in winter sunshine


Chimney pots at Holmwood House

Chimney pots at Holmwood House


Architect's plan of Holmwood House

Architect's plan of ground floor at Holmwood House


Aerial view of Holmwood House, Cathcart

Aerial view of the grounds of Holmwood House, White Cart Water and Cathcart Hebrew Cemetery


Gate at entrance to grounds of Holmwood House

Gate at entrance to grounds of Holmwood House


Engraving from 1868 showing gates at entrance to Holmwood House

Engraving from 1868 showing gates at entrance to Holmwood House


Plaque at Holmwood House

Plaque at Holmwood House


 Extract from Alexander Thomson's obituary

Extract from the Glasgow Herald obituary of 23rd March 1875, praising Thomson's interiors which were unknown to the general public.


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