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Facelifting Glasgow"s older buildings

New Glasgow Society.

Facelifting Glasgow"s older buildings

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Published by New Glasgow Society in conjunction with the Scottish Civic Trust"s "Facelift Glasgow" in Glasgow (33 St Vincent Cres., Glasgow G3 8NG) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(prepared by) the New Glasgow Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(15)p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21721993M
    ISBN 100903777010
    OCLC/WorldCa16253468

    Scotland’s most visited attraction is a magnificent building with 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying an astonishing objects. The internationally significant collections are extensive and wide-ranging, covering natural history, arms and armour, art from many art movements and periods of history, and m. University of Glasgow. In the University of Glasgow was founded by Papal Bull and established in religious buildings in the precincts of Glasgow Cathedral. By the start of the 16th century, Glasgow had become an important religious and academic city and by the 17th century the university had moved from the cathedral precincts to its own building in the High Street. A Batsford Book called Victorian and Edwardian Glasgow by Maurice Lindsay. This book is in first class condition and is stackit foo Glasgows greatest years in the 19th Century and is bustling with portraits of splendid buildings, street scenes, and every day domestic life. C.


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