NS5964 : The Tron Steeple

taken 4 years ago, near to Glasgow, Great Britain

The Tron Steeple
The Tron Steeple
On the south side of Argyle Street, near Glasgow Cross. The Tron Steeple is a Category A Listed building LinkExternal link .

See also NS5964 : Tron Steeple sculpture detail, NS5964 : Tron Steeple sculpture detail, NS5964 : Tron Steeple sculpture detail & NS5964 : Tron Steeple sculpture detail

Tiny Tots is located in the City Improvement Trust tenement at the corner of King Street and Argyle Street.
City Improvement Trust tenements at Trongate
A finely detailed Category B Listed building LinkExternal link at the corner of Argyle Street and King Street in Flemish Baronial style. Dating from 1895, by architect A B MacDonald.

The City Improvement Trust was a body which was set up to improve the squalid living conditions that existed in many parts of Glasgow in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Visits to Paris by the trustees influenced the adoption of the traditional tenement house style (typical of Baron Haussman LinkExternal link ) to rehouse many thousands of Glaswegians.

Other nearby examples of the trust's properties LinkExternal link can be found opposite on Trongate and at High Street and Saltmarket.
City Improvement Trust
The City Improvement Trust was a body which was set up to improve the squalid living conditions that existed in many parts of Glasgow in the latter half of the nineteenth century.

Visits to Paris by the trustees influenced the adoption of the traditional tenement house style (typical of Baron Haussman LinkExternal link ) to rehouse many thousands of Glaswegians.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Thomas Nugent and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NS5964, 1454 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 7 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5952 6491 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.4111N 4:14.7524W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5948 6492
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 20 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register