Pollok House is set in the grounds of Pollok Park, home to the Maxwell family for over 600 years. The present house, (c.1750) replaced three earlier structures and was extended in 1890. The house contains an internationally important collection of paintings, which includes works by Blake, El Greco and Murillo. Also displays of silver, period ceramics and furnishings that were collected by Sir William Maxwell. It is the home to the world famous Burrell Collection. The beautifully kept gardens include a collection of over 1000 species of rhododendrons.
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"Set in tranquil parkland, Pollok House is presented today as it would have looked around 1930. Along with period furnishings, silverware and ceramics, there is a fine art collection, including major pieces by the English artist and poet William Blake and one of the finest collections anywhere of Spanish art, including works by El Greco, Goya and Murillo."
Information on Pollok House , 2060 Pollokshaws Road , Glasgow
|Opening Times:||House: Daily 10:00-17:00. Closed 25-26 Dec & 1-2 Jan(early closing Hogmanay). Garden & Country Park: All year, Daily.|
|Admission:||NTS/NT Members Free. Please see NTS website for admission prices.|
|Location:||Off junctions 1 or 2 of M77, follow signs for Burrell Collection, three miles south of Glasgow´s city centre.|
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