Glasgow Tolbooth, Steeple Photos, Architects, Mercat, Date, Image, Info

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Historic Merchant City Building – Scottish Architecture information and photos

post updated 6 Mar 2021

Glasgow Tolbooth

Glasgow Tolbooth Glasgow Tolbooth Steeple
building photo © Adrian Welch, Sep 2006

Location: crossroads of High Street and Trongate, at the south east corner of the Merchant City, walkable from the city centre (in fact this used to be the town centre!).

Photo from 2 Jun 2012:
Tolbooth Steeple
photo © Adrian Welch

Tower by John Boyd from 1616 with Merchant City column by Graven Images:
Glasgow Tolbooth Tower
glasgow tolbooth photograph © Adrian Welch

Tolbooth steeple seen from Trongate with Tron Kirk on right; seen from southwest with Gholami Baines building behind, 2005:
Glasgow Cross Historic Merchant City Building
glasgow tolbooth photos © Adrian Welch

The Tron Kirk is by Scottish architect James Adam

Glasgow Architecture

Strathclyde Architectural Designs – selection:

Mercat Cross

Mercat Building

Glasgow Cross – Merchant Building
Glasgow Cross
glasgow cross image from gholami baines architects

Glasgow City Centre Buildings

Buildings close to the Glasgow Cross Tolbooth Steeple – selection:

Tron Kirk
Tron Kirk
photo © Adrian Welch
Tron Kirk

Tron Theatre
Design: Paul Stallan, RMJM Architects
Tron Theatre
The Tron started as a church back in the early 16th century and was redeveloped in 1999 at a cost of £5m. Much of the exterior was retained. The body of the church became the new auditorium. The theatre building is located just west of Glasgow Cross.

The Britannia Music Hall
Britannia Music Hall
photo © Adrian Welch
The Britannia Music Hall

Bell Street
Bell St Glasgow
images upon completion
Bell Street
The Bell Street development will be phased over three stages with phase one comprising of 52 apartments. The apartments will be a mix of one and two bedrooms, many with superb views over the city.

Candleriggs
Candleriggs

Glasgow Walking Tours – tailored city walks by e-architect guides

Historic Glasgow : best buildings of the past

Glasgow Tolbooth
glasgow tolbooth photos © Adrian Welch

Homes for the Future
Homes for the Future
photo : Andrew Lee

Glasgow Harbour
Glasgow Harbour
photo © Adrian Welch

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