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Iron Gate, George V Bridge, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8563 / 55°51'22"N

Longitude: -4.2598 / 4°15'35"W

OS Eastings: 258648

OS Northings: 664874

OS Grid: NS586648

Mapcode National: GBR 0KN.KF

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.J2RB

Plus Code: 9C7QVP4R+G3

Entry Name: Iron Gate, George V Bridge, Glasgow

Listing Name: King George V Bridge over River Clyde, from Oswald Street to Commerce Street

Listing Date: 22 March 1977

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376487

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33081

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Arch bridge Road bridge

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Designed by Thomas Somers, associated with Messrs Considere,
built by Melville, Dundas and Whitson, 1924-28. Reinforced
concrete faced with granite. 3 segmental arches. Carriageways
rising to centre. Balustraded parapets. Tiled pedestrian
subway at S bank. Middle span is 146 feet, outer 110ft 6ins

Statement of Interest

Memorial stone laid by King George, 12 July 1927. Somers was

Master of Works and City Engineer of Glasgow. The principle

of the continuous beam was adopted to overcome difficulties

in design. Total cost $249,877.

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