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Jenny Lind
Jenny Lind and Deaconsbank at Loganswell.jpg
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 NS543587
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G46
Dialling code 0141
Police Strathclyde
Fire Strathclyde
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Glasgow South West
Scottish Parliament
  • Glasgow Pollok
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GlasgowCoordinates: 55°48′03″N 4°19′36″W / 55.800799°N 4.326789°W / 55.800799; -4.326789

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.

Historical

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.

Transport

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.


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