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Glasgow, Rottenrow, General

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Site Name Glasgow, Rottenrow, General

Classification General View

Canmore ID 168038

Site Number NS56NE 1917

NGR NS 5981 6545

NGR Description From NS 5939 6558 to NS 6005 6539

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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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


Glasgow, Rottenrow.

Cuts across two map sheets NS56NE and NS66NW.

Modern day road very different to original.

Original road depicted on 2nd edition OS map (Lanarkshire 1913, sheet V.II)

The old road has been disjointed due to building of, for example, The Thomas Graham Building and parts of Strathclyde University. Three original road parts remain, the central section renamed as Rottenrow East.

Glasgow, Rottenrow, Eddleston Stone.

Location uncertain at time of upgrade, 12.10.2000

The First University Building, south side of Rottenrow.

Location uncertain at time of upgrade, 17.10.2000

Old Cross Keys Inn, 62 Rottenrow, Glasgow which was Category C Listed was demolished in 1963. Information from Demolitions catalogue held in RCAHMS library.



Mitchell Library. William Graham album I p.7- photograph of Haystone at no.26

p.9- Oldest house, photograph

p.33- Old house demolished, print of old print.

Glasgow in Former Times I p.22- 2 lithographs of N. side and S. side.



Mitchell Library. William Graham I p.5 - photograph


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