:). For a quiet stroll around an interesting area of Glasgow, Garnethill becoming my favourite. The Chookie Burdies were sculpted by Shona Kinloch who also did the "As Proud As..." statue next to Princes Square and "Thinking of Bella" in the Italian Centre. There is a couple more pieces of her work in Glasgow that I'm going to seek out. Great Western Road added to list for some other day. It now belows to the National Trust and is a little time capsule from the early 20th century. Garnethill closed its doors to pupils for the last time in 1981. I have always liked this statue since I first saw it here (been here since 1988), though never had a photo of it till today. google_color_url = "304625"; And once you notice these wee birds really cheers you up to see them up there. It just such a magical story and this statue really captures the movement of the combatants. Welcome to the website of St Aloysius Church, the Jesuit parish on Garnethill in the very heart of the Scottish city of Glasgow! Access is for staff and students only, except for Open Days. google_ad_client = "pub-8512019970747605";
google_ad_width = 160; google_ad_height = 60; The School is easily accessed from all major approach roads, including the M8 … My brother drove me to where the school used to be and sadly it's all gone now. All material in the site Glasgow Guide is copyright of the Glasgow Guide Organisation. google_ad_height = 600; Classification School (Period Unassigned) Alternative Name(s) 41, 43 Garnethill Street. The Glasgow School of Art is located in the centre of Glasgow, Scotland's largest city. +44 (0) 141 353 4500
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Contact Details  Contact Details. The Glasgow School of Art is located in the centre of Glasgow, Scotland's largest city. I well remember the laughs we had during breaks -- there was a group of about 6-7 of us who used to hang out behind the big gates by the netball pitch. var ans_timestamp = (new Date()).getTime(); The Garnethill Campus is approximately 20 minutes walk from Glasgow's Central and Queen Street mainline railway stations. Details; Collections ; Images ; Overview. Aug 2005, Monica Mudge ( nee Scott ), ...Webmaister this is a picture taken in 1960/61 of my home room when I was at Garnethill.I hope you can put in on GlescaPals website, thank you. Garnethill is also home to St. Aloysius' RC Church, built in 1910. :), It's funny that here we are in the 21st century and 3 adults wouldn't walk under a ladder for fear of bad luck!! The building above is the dispensary for the Sick Children's Hospital which is actually itself up on Scott Street. It is a fascinating place to visit and part of the fascination is that Agnes Toward kept a lot of items such as receipts, newspaper cuttings, recipes, tickets and programmes for the theatre etc. Find out more about Garnethill… Come along to our event – How the Other Half Lives – on Thursday 19th October to listen to Catherine Provan, Property Manager at the Tenement House – talk about the history of tenements and the fascinating life of Miss Toward.
James Thomson 1878. google_ad_client = "pub-8512019970747605"; google_ad_width = 160; It really is a lovely little building and has a lovely sculpture of a mother holding a child. google_ad_width = 468; Moved to Ontario in 1980 and the last time I was back in Glasgow was '96. She never knew what an amazing gift she has given to the people of Glasgow to be able to see a snapshot of all our history through her life. Glasgow, Garnethill, 91 Buccleuch Street, Garnethill High School For Girls. Please Login or Register now. Site Number NS56NE 1256. This material is for your own private use only, and no part of the site may be reproduced, amended, modified, copied, or transmitted to third parties, by any means whatsoever without the prior written permission of the copyright owner. Heading back onto Garnethill. During all this time apart from some decoration and the installation of electric lighting the house has no major changes. Checked when I got home and there is another building I have missed on Garnethill.
Architect: William F. MacGibbon - 1886 additions. MyCanmore Text. //--> OS Explorer map: 342: Glasgow, Download the free GetOutside app for family-friendly things to do outside. The School is easily accessed from all major approach roads, including the M8 motorway, and only 20 minutes by bus or taxi from Glasgow International Airport. It says on it "Sick Children's Hospital Dispensary" and dated as 1884. Ok here are the Chookie Burdies. document.write(""); Let's keep active outside everyday. The nearest public car parks are located at Cambridge Street, Concert Square (next to Buchanan Bus Station), Dundasvale (next to Stewart Street Police Station) or Sauchiehall Street (access via Bath Street). //-->, Return to the Glasgow Guide Images Main Page. All rights reserved. Would you ? I also went to Garnethill Convent School -- from 1969 to 1974. Moved to Ontario in 1980 and the last time I was back in Glasgow was '96. // -->,