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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376487
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33081
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
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
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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