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Argyle's Residence

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections, Wylie Collection

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Argyle's Residence

W R Mainds' watercolour sketch of a back stair and cobbled backcourt in Stockwell Street, 1891. The curved stair leads up to the first floor of a house that was reputedly occupied by the Earls of Argyle and their retinues on their visits to the city in the 17th century.

Reference: Sp Coll Bh12-x.3

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections

Keywords:
back stairs, chimneys, cobbles, courtyards, crow-stepped gables, mansions, slums, windows



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