Department of Natural Philosophy, Glasgow Faculty of Arts, Architect, Basil Spence Building

University of Glasgow Building : Natural Philosophy Department

Glasgow University Faculty of Arts, Scotland, UK

post updated 21 December 2021

Department of Natural Philosophy, Glasgow

The Department of Natural Philosophy Extension, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Date built: 1952
Design: Basil Spence (Basil Spence & Partners)
Faculty of Arts building

The Department of Natural Philosophy is now part of, and known as, the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

The department is based in the building currently known as the Kelvin Building.

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Location: Hunterian Museum, Gilbert Scott Building, University Avenue, University of Glasgow, West End, Glasgow, Scotland

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