Jenny Lind, Glasgow facts for kids
Loganswell Road entrance to Jenny Lind from the A727 with the Loganswell phase of Deaconsbank in the background
|Jenny Lind shown within Glasgow|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
Jenny Lind is a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow. It is situated south of the River Clyde and adjoins Deaconsbank. It was extended in the 21st century by the addition of Jenny Lind Court. Jenny Lind falls into the Glasgow City Council Greater Pollok ward and borders on the East Renfrewshire council region.
The original housing in the area, constructed in the late 1930s by The Corporation of the City of Glasgow, is named after the famous Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind.
Before housing was constructed in the area the land was used primarily for farming and was part of the Maxwell family's Pollok Estate. An area of land which is located between present day Deaconsbank and Jenny Lind is featured in a painting titled "The Clogholes" painted in 1830 by an unknown artist working for the Maxwells hangs in Pollok House the ancestral home of the family. In the painting a farmstead is shown featuring grazing cattle and ruined farm buildings.
First Bus Service:
- 45A City Centre - Shawlands - Thornliebank - Jenny Lind - Deaconsbank Southpark Village - Pollok - Silverburn
- 56a/57a Auchinairn, Woodhill - City Centre - Ibrox - Silverburn - Pollok - Darnley - Deaconsbank - Jenny Lind - Thornliebank - Shawlands - City Centre - Charing Cross (57a Clockwise, 56a Anticlockwise)
Road: A727, M77 motorway Junction 3.
Railway: Patterton railway station.
Jenny Lind, Glasgow Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.