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Glasgow, Yorkhill Quay

Quay (20th Century)

Site Name Glasgow, Yorkhill Quay

Classification Quay (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Yorkhill Quays; River Clyde

Canmore ID 167947

Site Number NS56NE 1896

NGR NS 5611 6574

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

Treasured Places - HLF funded (17 August 2007)

Built by the Clyde Navigation Trust about 1908, Yorkhill Quay and Basin were used as the Glasgow base of the Anchor Line until the 1960s when commercial use of the Clyde declined.

Information from RCAHMS (SC) 17 August 2007

Hume, J 1974

An image of this site has been nominated as one of Scotland's favourite archive images. For more information about the project visit


Field Visit (1980)

Field Visit (1982)

Desk Based Assessment (October 2001)

Archaeological desk based study carried out on Glasgow Harbour by FIRAT Archaeological Services.


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