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Glasgow, High Street, General

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Site Name Glasgow, High Street, General

Classification General View

Alternative Name(s) Kirkgait

Canmore ID 160161

Site Number NS66NW 91

NGR NS 6005 6535

NGR Description NS 5966 6490 to NS 6005 6535

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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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

Archaeology Notes

NS66NW 91 5966 6490 to 6005 6535

Extends onto map sheets and NS66NW.

Architecture Notes


Glasgow, High Street, General,

The Mitchell Library, Glasgow. Wm. Graham Album I p.23 - Photo of print of Thos. Campbell's House built 1728

Wm. Graham Album I p.165 - Reproduction of drawing of court

Wm. Graham Album II p.100 - 1 Lithograph

Glasgow in Former Times II - Old Close No. 207. Pen and Wash 1849.

Glasgow in Former Times II - Old House opposite Barony Church.

The National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh.

Supplement (Bailie Cartoon) 1893 - 26th April - Magazine Cutting.


Glasgow, High Street, Cross.

The Mitchell Library, Glasgow. Glasgow in Former Times I p. 59 - 2 Liths of houses near the Cross. 1846.


Glasgow, High Street, General, Kirk Gait.

This street ran along roughly the same lines of the present High Street, beginning at Bell o' Brae, and ending at the Macleod Street opening onto Cathedral Square. Once the site of St. Nicholas Hospital and Chapel.

High Street sited on NS66NW and NS56SE

(Undated) information in NMRS.


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