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Glass panel by George Walton
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Gordon R Urquhart

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Gordon Ross Urquhart was born in New York and returned to his father's native Scotland in 1979 to study Scottish History at Aberdeen University. Settling in Glasgow, he became Assistant Director of Glasgow Conservation Trust West in 1992. In 2000 he published "Along Great Western Road, An Illustrated History of Glasgow's West End."

Gordon R Urquhart has written the following TheGlasgowStory essays:

1770s to 1830s - Trade and Communications: City Streets
Trongate was the heart of secular Glasgow for centuries, the town house having been established ther...
1830s to 1914 - Trade and Communications: City Streets
In the 1830s Glasgow's wealthiest merchants migrated westward and businesses were not slow to follow...
1830s to 1914 - Buildings and Cityscape: Terraces
The standard Georgian terrace had a palace front, enhanced end blocks to frame the composition, and ...
1830s to 1914 - Neighbourhoods: Hillhead
When Hillhead was first laid out for feuing in the 1820s, it was too remote from Glasgow to become a...

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