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Glasgow, Argyle Street, General

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Site Name Glasgow, Argyle Street, General

Classification General View

Alternative Name(s) Main Street; Grahamston

Canmore ID 78593

Site Number NS56NE 644

NGR NS 5890 6508

NGR Description NS 5805 6524 to NS 5929 6499

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

Archaeology Notes

NS56NE 644 5805 6524 to 5929 6499

Architecture Notes


John Adam built house at the corner of Jamaica Street about 1770 and also houses facing Argyll (sic) Street as far East as Adam Court Lane

470 Argyle Street, Neptune Buildings (location uncertain at time of upgrade - 28.6.1999)

Architect: Dr Peter McGregor Chalmers - 1906

563 - 597 Argyle Street (location uncertain at time of upgrade - 28.6.1999)

Architect: Sir John James Burnet - c.1895

Argyle Street, Central Stores (location uncertain at time of upgrade, 28.6.1999)

Architect: Runtz & Co - 1900

563-597 Argyle Street, Anderston Cross which was Category C Listed was demolished between 1965 and 1974. Information from Demolitions catalogue held in RCAHMS library.

Mitchell Library:

Bygone Glasgow, No 23

- corner of Jamaica Street

Glasgow in Former Times

- original drawing by J Hart from Gray's Court to the top of Jamaica Street as it existed in 1794

p.155: lithograph of North side from East of Miller Street to West of Queen Street

p.105: lithograph of South side from West of Turner's Court to East of St Enoch's Square

p.108: lithograph of North side of Argyle Street between Urim and Queen Street



GRAHAMSTON From NS 5866 5613 to Ns 5883 6510.

Lithograph views showing Grahamston ans the Norh side of Argyle Street.

Insc: 'Graham, in 1793. North side of Argyle Street in 1793 between Union Street and Queen Street. Allan & Ferguson Lith.




Acc. no:1993/89.


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