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Greenock, Nelson Street, Court House

Prison (19-20th Century)

Site Name Greenock, Nelson Street, Court House

Classification Prison (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) County Buildings; Greenock Prison

Canmore ID 169627

Site Number NS27NE 92

NGR NS 27426 76390

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Inverclyde
  • Parish Greenock
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Inverclyde
  • Former County Renfrewshire

Architecture Notes

NS27NE 92 2740 7635


Architect: Peddie & Kinnear 1867

Greenock prison is shown at this location on OS Second Edition 1898, Renfrewshire Sheet 2 NW.


Ministry of Public Building and Photographic Library.

PSA Photograph Collection.

1987 Exterior and Interior views G/8121

1988 Report covers development approval Y/860

1989 Court drawings Y/873

Sketch of proposed custody area Y/883


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