SAW047899 SCOTLAND (1952). Glasgow, general view, showing Broad Street and East Waterloo Street. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north-west.

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Details

Title [SAW047899] Glasgow, general view, showing Broad Street and East Waterloo Street. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing north-west.
Reference SAW047899
Date 1952
Link Canmore Collection item 1297843
Place name
Parish GLASGOW (CITY OF GLASGOW)
District
Country SCOTLAND
Easting / Northing 260870, 664350
Longitude / Latitude -4.2227498315276, 55.852274566216
National Grid Reference NS609644

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St Mary's Primary School on Forbes Street in Calton. The main school building was designed by J L Cowan and built between 1911 and 1913. Unusually the school ROOF was used as a playground area by pupils - if you look closely at the photo you can see the children playing on the ground AND the roof, The school closed in 1990 due to falling numbers and need for extensive repairs. The building was demolished soon afterwards.

Billy Turner
Friday 10th of February 2017 07:43:19 PM