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Glasgow, 84-86 Clarkston Road, Couper Institute And Library

Institute (19-20th Century), Library (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glasgow, 84-86 Clarkston Road, Couper Institute And Library

Classification Institute (19-20th Century), Library (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Cooper Institute And Library

Canmore ID 166770

Site Number NS56SE 792

NGR NS 58185 60392

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

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Couper Institute, 84-86 Clarkston Road, 1887, James Sellars

Vigorous Scots Renaissance with first-floor Venetian window, stone bracketed balcony and belltower with spire. A late Sellars building, produced while his partner was ill and he was overworked preparing the 1888 International Exhibition. Library and Hall, 1923, John Alfred Taylor (J A T) Houston. English Baroque, rubble and ashlar dressings with sculpted details.

Taken from "Greater Glasgow: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Sam Small, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press

Architecture Notes

NS56SE 792 58185 60392

Couper Institute [NAT] (at NS 58184 60384)

Library [NAT] (at NS 58216 60406)

OS (GIS) MasterMap, July 2010.


Glasgow, 84-86 Clarkston Road, Cooper Institute and Library.

ARCHITECT: Campbell Douglas & Sellars 1888 (Jas. Sellars).

J. A. T. Houston 1923-24 (Library and South-West additions only).

(Undated) unformation in NMRS.


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