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Paisley, Gauze Street, George A Clark Town Hall

Town Hall (19-20th Century)

Site Name Paisley, Gauze Street, George A Clark Town Hall

Classification Town Hall (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Abbey Close

Canmore ID 195405

Site Number NS46SE 166

NGR NS 48456 63977

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Renfrewshire
  • Parish Paisley (Renfrew)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Renfrew
  • Former County Renfrewshire

Architecture Notes

NS46SE 166 48456 63977

Town Hall [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, May 2010.

Location formerly entered as NS 4846 6398.


Architect: W H Lynn of Belfast, 1879 -82.


R.I.B.A Drawings Collection

(Undated) information in NMRS.

Collection items LOR P/26/1 (Details showing Chairs for Paisley Town Council) have tentatively been linked to this site.

Information from RCAHMS (AC), 9 April 2002.


Watching Brief (13 February 2013 - 27 February 2013)

NS 48456 63977 A watching brief was carried out, 13–27 February 2013, during groundworks associated with the refurbishment of Paisley Town Hall. The area had been severely disturbed during the installation of modern services and no significant archaeological finds or features were recorded.

Archive: RCAHMS (intended)

Funder: Renfrewshire Council

Bob Will, GUARD Archaeology Ltd, 2013

(Source: DES)

OASIS ID: guardarc1-204109

Photographic Survey (17 January 2017)

A photographic survey was carried out to upgrade the record of the Town Hall as a Category A Listed Building.


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