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Watt Institution And Mclean Museum, Library, Greenock Art Gallery, 9 Union Street, Greenock

A Category A Listed Building in Greenock, Inverclyde

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9509 / 55°57'3"N

Longitude: -4.7661 / 4°45'57"W

OS Eastings: 227383

OS Northings: 676551

OS Grid: NS273765

Mapcode National: GBR 0C.Y385

Mapcode Global: WH2M9.RPMB

Plus Code: 9C7QX62M+9H

Entry Name: Watt Institution And Mclean Museum, Library, Greenock Art Gallery, 9 Union Street, Greenock

Listing Name: Watt Library and Mclean Museum Union Street, Kelly Street and Watt Street

Listing Date: 13 May 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378365

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34148

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Greenock

County: Inverclyde

Town: Greenock

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde North

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Library section: symmetrical 3-storey in Northern English
Tudor manner with bay-windows and centre porch, rough-faced
ashlar: good original library interior with statue of
Watt by Chantrey: Edward Blore (London) archt., 1837:
well-designed hall and museum addition, 2-storey in same
style as original, A. Adamson archt., 1876.

Statement of Interest

Formerly listed as Greenock Institution, a name no longer associated with complex (2004).

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