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Glasgow, Bridgegate, Blythswood House

House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glasgow, Bridgegate, Blythswood House

Classification House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Merchant Lane

Canmore ID 162564

Site Number NS56SE 461

NGR NS 5933 6468

NGR Description c. NS 5933 6468

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

Architecture Notes

Precise location of Blythswood House uncertain at time of upgrade, 17.4.2000

Architect: James Gillespie Graham, 1821.

For plans of Estate of Blythswood see NS56NE 1189 5847 6570, Glasgow, Blythswood, General.


RIAS Collection

Glasgow, 2 copies - missing at time of upgrade, 2.5.2000

Insc: 'James Watt's House, Delftfield Lane. Silvercraig's Land, Foot of Saltmarket. Town residence of the late Kirkman Findlay Esq. Queen Street. Old Town residence of Campbell of Blythswood, Bridgegate'.

Lithographed views of Glasgow.




Acc. No. 1993/89


Sources: Strathclyde Regional Archives - Town Clerk's Department

D-TC 13/456 A, B

Mr. Barclay's Property, Bridgegate.

Old House in Bridegate, formerly Blythswood House.

The propertry of Mr Barclay.

A. Ground plan of this property together together with a drawing reproduced by lithography of the frontage of Bridegate. The property adjoined the Old Clothes Market on East and the Merchant's lane on West.

B.Also lithographic view of this property.

Surveyor: Not given. 20ft. to 1 in. 14"x9" (1830).

Lithographed by Gardner and Stevenson, 45 Gordon Street.

Mitchell Library, 'Glasgow in Former Times', p.99 - 1 lithograph.


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