Pollokshields Heritage Heritage Trail Two 
24 Ashbank C(s) listed
74 Nithsdale Road

Ashbank 

Elaborately carved barge boards with fret work lend charm to this cheerful villa -are typical of the style established by John Claudius Loudon’s seminal book of 1834 ‘The Encyclopedia of Cottage, Farm, Villa Architecture’ Built in 1876 for Robert McCord of Robert McCord & Sons, local masons and builders who worked on many local buildings including Sherbrooke Church with architect W F MacGibbon. Their other Glasgow buildings include the Scottish Amicable Assurance Company, 31-39 St Vincent Place and the North British Rubber Company, 60-62 Buchanan Street.