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Near 801 Govan Road, Junction with Burleigh Street, Sir William Pearce, Statue

A Category B Listed Building in Govan, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8633 / 55°51'47"N

Longitude: -4.3129 / 4°18'46"W

OS Eastings: 255349

OS Northings: 665767

OS Grid: NS553657

Mapcode National: GBR 06K.TX

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.QWFH

Entry Name: Near 801 Govan Road, Junction with Burleigh Street, Sir William Pearce, Statue

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376962

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33343

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Govan

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Onslow Ford 1894. Bronze figure holding a plan on square granite plinth with consoled base and dentil cornice.

Statement of Interest

Groups with 801-5, 840 and 868 Govan Road. Pearce born 1835 at Brompton, Kent, became general manager of Napier's Yard, Govan in 1863; partner in John Elder and Co from 1869 becoming sole proprietor of

Fairfield in 1878, was Govan's first MP in 1885, a baronet in 1887 and died in 1888. Buried in Gillingham.

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