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Govan Road and Paisley Road Junction, Piazza at North Side, Toll Gate Pier

A Category B Listed Building in Govan, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8539 / 55°51'14"N

Longitude: -4.2791 / 4°16'44"W

OS Eastings: 257431

OS Northings: 664652

OS Grid: NS574646

Mapcode National: GBR 0FP.N8

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.74L4

Entry Name: Govan Road and Paisley Road Junction, Piazza at North Side, Toll Gate Pier

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377249

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33514

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Govan

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Early 19th century cast-iron Toll gate pier with explanatory
plaque gifted by Old Glasgow Club, 1934.

Statement of Interest

This post was part of the old toll gatehouse known as

Parkhouse toll which operated the Turnpike Roads Glasgow to

Greenock via Govan and to Paisley, from 1780 to 1883 when

tolls were abolished. Removed from its original position at

the junction of Govan Road and Paisley Road, February 1988.

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