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Glasgow, University Avenue, University Of Glasgow, Lion And Unicorn Staircase

Staircase (17th Century), University (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glasgow, University Avenue, University Of Glasgow, Lion And Unicorn Staircase

Classification Staircase (17th Century), University (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Glasgow University Main Building

Canmore ID 147427

Site Number NS56NE 975

NGR NS 56817 66615

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/147427

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

Architecture Notes

ARCHITECT: William Riddel 1690

Removed from the old College and re-erected at SW corner of new main building 1872. Bend in the staircase altered from right to left 1929, with the building of the chapel and forehall. Now gives access to forehall.

University of Glasgow 1951; A Ross & J Hume 1975

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