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Glasgow, George Square, General

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Site Name Glasgow, George Square, General

Classification General View

Alternative Name(s) Bell's Park; Bell's Quarry

Canmore ID 143176

Site Number NS56NE 686

NGR NS 59257 65401

NGR Description Centred NS 59257 65401

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/143176

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Glasgow (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Architecture Notes

NS56NE 686 centred 59257 65401

NMRS REFERENCE:

George Square, National Bank of Scotland

Architect:

J T Rochead

Bedford Lemere register 4 16514/19

EXTERNAL REFERENCE:

Mitchell Library

Wm Graham II p106 - lithograph

Glasgow in Former Times II - photograph 1876

Swan's "Views of Glasgow" - engraving c.1828

EXTERNAL REFERENCE:

Courtauld Institute Sculpture Neg:

W H Thorneycroft: W E Gladstone

C Marochetti: Prince Albert B77/4119

James Oswald B77/4111

Queen Victoria 1013/28(28)

J Mossman: Thomas Campbell 1013/2(15)

J A Ritchie: Robert Peel 1013/3(20)

John Ritchie: Walter Scott Memorial 888/38(12)

J H Foley: Lord Clyde 1013/2(16)

Sources: Strathclyde Regional Archives

McGrigor, Donald & Co

5.102 George Square, 1863

Lining petition for Messrs Henry Monteith & Co of a building between Queen Street and Hanover Street.

Plans and elevation

Architect: John Burnet

74 George Square, George Hotel

Mitchell Library

Glasgow in Former Times Vol I - 1 engraving

Statue of William Pitt:

Architect: John Flaxman 1812

Statue of Robert Burns:

Architect: Robert Ewing 1877

Scotsman Offices:

Architect: Campbell Douglas & Sellars

EXTERNAL REFERENCE:

Glasgow, Bell's Park, Bell's Quarry and George Square.

Miscellaneous: Mitchell Library, Glasgow in the 40's. no 13 - reproduction of water colour.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

Activities

Photographic Survey (6 March 2013)

A photographic record of George Square and the locations of its various monuments, was requisitioned through Threatened Building Survey as a result of proposals for the redevelopment of the square. These proposals were abandoned by the council shortly before the survey was carried out, however it was decided to proceed with this work so that the national record of these sites might be up-to-date, should the redevelopment proposals be revisited, or a new project proposed, in the future.

IA, July 2013

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