Plinth on Elderslie St./Claremont Gdns?

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Plinth on Elderslie St./Claremont Gdns?

Postby Timchilli » Fri Aug 20, 2010 1:27 pm

You can't make it out on Google Streetview, but there's a decent-sized stone plinth with evidence of two metal supporting struts at this junction, just down from Park Circus.

Anyone know what used to appear on this plinth?

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Re: Plinth on Elderslie St./Claremont Gdns?

Postby BrigitDoon » Fri Aug 20, 2010 2:21 pm

About the right size for a pillar box >> by the look of it. I wonder what else was there. The pavement looks quite a mess.
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Re: Plinth on Elderslie St./Claremont Gdns?

Postby The Egg Man » Fri Aug 20, 2010 3:16 pm

There's a pic of that location taken from Berkeley Street in 1955 on viewtopic.php?f=15&t=681&p=23575&hilit=+elderslie#p23575

The thread's locked so I can't quote it here. There's definitely something below the street signs. Is it a pillar box?
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Re: Plinth on Elderslie St./Claremont Gdns?

Postby Timchilli » Fri Aug 20, 2010 3:47 pm

The Egg Man wrote:There's a pic of that location taken from Berkeley Street in 1955 on viewtopic.php?f=15&t=681&p=23575&hilit=+elderslie#p23575

The thread's locked so I can't quote it here. There's definitely something below the street signs. Is it a pillar box?

Yep, TheGlasgowStory has a bigger, better resolution version, but I can't make out what's there.

Weird, as it's quite a substantial sandstone plinth.
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