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Glasgow, Great Western Road, 1-52 Kelvin Court

Flat(S) (20th Century)

Site Name Glasgow, Great Western Road, 1-52 Kelvin Court

Classification Flat(S) (20th Century)

Canmore ID 248961

Site Number NS56NE 4939

NGR NS 55067 68444

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Govan (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

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Kelvin Court, 1-52 and 53-100 Great Western Road, 1938, James Newton Fatkin

Two H-plan, six- and seven-storey blocks of flats. The only scheme of inter-war mansion flats of this scale in Scotland, using outrageous Newcastle red brick. Echoing 1930s London style with metal windows, vertical glass blocks at entrance stairtowers and curved cantilever rear balconies. Some flats retain their 1930s details such as fireplaces.

Taken from "Greater Glasgow: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Sam Small, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

Architecture Notes

NS56NE 4622 55067 68441

NS56NW 90 54992 68497 53-100 Kelvin Court

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