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Glasgow, 36 Jamaica Street, Gardner's, Iron framed warehouse. General view from South-East.

SC 355398

Description Glasgow, 36 Jamaica Street, Gardner's, Iron framed warehouse. General view from South-East.

Date 1984

Catalogue Number SC 355398

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of A 62017 CN

Scope and Content Cast-iron warehouse, 36 Jamaica Street, Glasgow This ware-house was built in 1855-6 by the ironfounder R McConnel in conjunction with John Baird. The building is the first to have a frame made entirely from cast iron. Glasgow, 36 Jamaica Street, Gardner's Warehouse / Commercial / Warehousing & Storage / Warehouse /<br />NMRS Other In the mid 19th century, engineers like Fairburn, Hodgkinson and Tredgold took a scientific approach to using cast and wrought iron in the construction industry. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

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