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Glasgow, St Vincent Crescent, General

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Site Name Glasgow, St Vincent Crescent, General

Classification General View

Canmore ID 147082

Site Number NS56NE 954

NGR NS 5700 6581

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/147082

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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

NMRS REFERENCE:

Glasgow, St. Vincent Crescent.

Architect: Alexander Kirkland. C. 1850-1855. Attributed Nos 19-70.

-1 Newspaper cutting, (G.H.1967).

Missing at time of upgrade, 10.9.2000.

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Desk Based Assessment (1 July 2008 - 4 July 2008)

An archaeological baseline study for a scoping exercise was conducted as part of a planning application for a proposed developement of the area. Prior to 1850 the site comprised part of the Stobcross estate and was primarily farmland. With the building of St Vincent Crescent, by the Glasgow architect Alexander Kirkland, just to the north of the site the area was developed for a boating lake and formal gardens. By the 1930's the artificial lake had been filled in and the site utilised for tennis courts, bowling greens and light industrial units. An geotechnical survey conducted in during 2006 indicated that made ground deposits, up to 3m in depth, existed across the proposed developement area.

Information from Oasis (headland1-51498) 20 November 2012

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