Glasgow, Rottenrow, General

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Site Type GENERAL VIEW
Canmore ID 168038
Site Number NS56NE 1917
NGR NS 5981 6545
Council GLASGOW, CITY OF
Parish GLASGOW (CITY OF GLASGOW)
Former Region STRATHCLYDE
Former District CITY OF GLASGOW
Former County LANARKSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
NGR Desc From NS 5939 6558 to NS 6005 6539

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Architectural Notes

NMRS REFERENCE
Glasgow, Rottenrow.

Cuts across two map sheets NS56NE and NS66NW.

Modern day road very different to original.
Original road depicted on 2nd edition OS map (Lanarkshire 1913, sheet V.II)

The old road has been disjointed due to building of, for example, The Thomas Graham Building and parts of Strathclyde University. Three original road parts remain, the central section renamed as Rottenrow East.

Glasgow, Rottenrow, Eddleston Stone.
Location uncertain at time of upgrade, 12.10.2000

The First University Building, south side of Rottenrow.
Location uncertain at time of upgrade, 17.10.2000

Old Cross Keys Inn, 62 Rottenrow, Glasgow which was Category C Listed was demolished in 1963. Information from Demolitions catalogue held in RCAHMS library.

EXTERNAL REFERENCE
Rottenrow.
Mitchell Library. William Graham album I p.7- photograph of Haystone at no.26
p.9- Oldest house, photograph
p.33- Old house demolished, print of old print.
Glasgow in Former Times I p.22- 2 lithographs of N. side and S. side.
Slides




EXTERNAL REFERENCE
Mitchell Library. William Graham I p.5 - photograph



 
Books and References

Murray, D (1899) 'The Rottenrow of Glasgow', The Regality Club, vol.3
Page(s): 35-85

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