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Latitude: 55.8632 / 55°51'47"N
Longitude: -4.2096 / 4°12'34"W
OS Eastings: 261809
OS Northings: 665540
OS Grid: NS618655
Mapcode National: GBR 0WK.QY
Mapcode Global: WH4Q7.9WNL
Plus Code: 9C7QVQ7R+74
Entry Name: Alexandra Park Gateways And Boundary Walls, Alexandra Parade
Listing Name: Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Park Gateways and Boundary Walls Fronting Alexandra Parade
Listing Date: 17 June 1992
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377983
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33882
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Dennistoun
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Built probably between the years 1866-70 (see NOTES). Park entrance comprising triple gateway, each gate with corniced square piers, the centre piers topped by decorative cast-iron lamp brackets. Low boundary wall, stepped to shallow slope; also terminal piers (one retaining cast-iron lamp bracket). Polished yellow ashlar; gates and railings are replacements.
The layout of Alexandra Park dates from 3 main periods; land was purchased by the City Improvements Trustees in 1866 for the purpose of providing a public park in the district (completed by 1870), and this was gifted to the Corporation. The area of parkland was extended in 1874-5 and again in 1903.
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