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Glasgow, Bridgeton Cross, Shelter

Clock Tower (Period Unassigned), Shelter (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glasgow, Bridgeton Cross, Shelter

Classification Clock Tower (Period Unassigned), Shelter (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 172742

Site Number NS66SW 611

NGR NS 60709 63998

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

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] Shelter, Bridgeton Cross, 1874, George Smith & Co., Sun Foundry

Octagonal cast-iron shelter, on cast-iron columns, gifted by the Foundry and known as the 'Umbrella'. Red shingle roof, square clocktower, weathervane. The Cross was a redevelopment formed by the City Improvement Trust in the 1870s.

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

Architecture Notes

For Sun Foundry see also NS56NE 2450

Ornamental pavilion and clock tower, designed and erected by George Smith & Co., Sun Foundry, 280 Kennedy Street, Glasgow.


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