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Newton Mearns, Langrig Road, British Legion Hall

Decontamination Building (20th Century), Hall (20th Century), Mosque (21st Century)

Site Name Newton Mearns, Langrig Road, British Legion Hall

Classification Decontamination Building (20th Century), Hall (20th Century), Mosque (21st Century)

Alternative Name(s) Ford Road; East Ren Centre Mosque

Canmore ID 206092

Site Number NS55NW 112

NGR NS 5354 5540

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Renfrewshire
  • Parish Mearns
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Eastwood
  • Former County Renfrewshire

Archaeology Notes

NS55NW 112 5354 5540

The British Legion Hall situated at the crossroads of Langrig Road, Raeside Avenue and Ford Road was used as a gas decontamination centre and air-raid precaution post (ARP) during World War II. The original part of the building is oblong and flat-roofed to which an extension was added in 1964 to house a bar and lounge. The building has been used by the British Legion since the early 1950s.

Information from Defence of Britain Project form, V E Dean, 1997


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