George Square, Glasgow Photos

George Square is the center of Glasgow containing the City Chambers, the Walter Scott Memorial Column and several other monuments and heritage buildings. A block south lies Royal Exchange Square with the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) in a former mansion.

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Overview of George Square with Scott Memorial Column & Glasgow City Chambers. Glasgow, Scotland.Walter Scott Memorial Column & Glasgow City Chambers in George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.Walter Scott Memorial Column by David Rhind with statue by John Greenshields in George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.Walter Scott Memorial statue by John Greenshields on Doric column by David Rhind in George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.
Overview of George Square with Scott Memorial Column & Glasgow City Chambers. Glasgow, Scotland.Walter Scott Memorial Column & Glasgow City Chambers in George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.Walter Scott Memorial Column (1837) by David Rhind with statue by John Greenshields (executed by A. Handyside Ritchie) in George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.Walter Scott Memorial statue (1837) by John Greenshields (executed by A. Handyside Ritchie) on Doric column by David Rhind in George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.
Detail of Walter Scott Memorial Column by David Rhind in George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.Detail of Walter Scott Memorial Column by David Rhind in George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.Glasgow City Chambers. Glasgow, Scotland.Pediment of Glasgow City Chambers with sculptures by John Mossman & George Lawson. Glasgow, Scotland.
Detail of Walter Scott Memorial Column (1837) by David Rhind in George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.Detail of Walter Scott Memorial Column (1837) by David Rhind in George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.Glasgow City Chambers (1882-90) (80 George Square). Glasgow, Scotland. Architect: William Young.Pediment of Glasgow City Chambers (1888) with sculptures by John Mossman & George Lawson. Glasgow, Scotland. Architect: William Young.
Central tower of Glasgow City Chambers with sculptures by John Mossman & George Lawson. Glasgow, Scotland.Corner tower of Glasgow City Chambers with sculptures by John Mossman & George Lawson. Glasgow, Scotland.Central facade of Glasgow City Chambers with sculptures by John Mossman & George Lawson. Glasgow, Scotland.Frieze on Glasgow City Chambers by John Mossman & George Lawson. Glasgow, Scotland.
Central tower of Glasgow City Chambers (1888) with sculptures by John Mossman & George Lawson. Glasgow, Scotland. Architect: William Young.Corner tower of Glasgow City Chambers (1888) with sculptures by John Mossman & George Lawson. Glasgow, Scotland. Architect: William Young.Central facade of Glasgow City Chambers (1888) with sculptures by John Mossman & George Lawson. Glasgow, Scotland. Architect: William Young.Frieze on Glasgow City Chambers (1888) by John Mossman & George Lawson. Glasgow, Scotland.
Frieze on Glasgow City Chambers by John Mossman & George Lawson. Glasgow, Scotland.Frieze on Glasgow City Chambers by John Mossman & George Lawson. Glasgow, Scotland.Marble Cenotaph on George Square with sculpture by Ernest Gillick. Glasgow, Scotland.Marble lion sculpture on George Square Cenotaph by Ernest Gillick. Glasgow, Scotland.
Frieze on Glasgow City Chambers (1888) by John Mossman & George Lawson. Glasgow, Scotland.Frieze on Glasgow City Chambers (1888) by John Mossman & George Lawson. Glasgow, Scotland.Marble Cenotaph on George Square (1921-4) with sculpture by Ernest Gillick. Glasgow, Scotland. Architect: Sir J J Burnet.Marble lion sculpture on George Square Cenotaph (1921-4) by Ernest Gillick. Glasgow, Scotland.
Marble lion on George Square Cenotaph by Ernest Gillick. Glasgow, Scotland.Rear of George Square Cenotaph with Scott Memorial Column. Glasgow, Scotland.Flower bed in George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.Heritage buildings & monuments of George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.
Marble lion on George Square Cenotaph (1921-4) by Ernest Gillick. Glasgow, Scotland.Rear of George Square Cenotaph with Scott Memorial Column. Glasgow, Scotland.Flower bed in George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.Heritage buildings & monuments of George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.
Italian Renaissance bank by J.T. Rochead; office building by James Sellars; & Merchants' House with tower by John Burnet. Glasgow, Scotland.Merchants' House with tower by John Burnet beyond statue of poet Thomas Campbell. Glasgow, Scotland.Statues on George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.Renaissance-style office building with French roofs. Glasgow, Scotland.
Italian Renaissance bank(1870) by J.T. Rochead; office building (1874) by James Sellars; & Merchants' House with tower (1878) by John Burnet (on west edge of George Square). Glasgow, Scotland.Merchants' House with tower (1878) by John Burnet (on George Square) beyond statue of poet Thomas Campbell. Glasgow, Scotland.Statues on George Square. Glasgow, Scotland.Renaissance-style office building with French roofs (1885) (NE corner of George Square). Glasgow, Scotland. Architect: W.W. Robertson.
Former General Post Office. Glasgow, Scotland.Bronze equestrian statue of Prince Albert by Baron Carlo Marochetti. Glasgow, Scotland.Bronze equestrian statue of Queen Victoria by Baron Carlo Marochetti. Glasgow, Scotland.Seated bronze statue of James Watt by Francis Chantrey. Glasgow, Scotland.
Former General Post Office (now a hotel) (1875-8) (1 George Square). Glasgow, Scotland. Architect: Robert Mathieson.Bronze equestrian statue of Prince Albert (1866) by Baron Carlo Marochetti (on George Square). Glasgow, Scotland.Bronze equestrian statue of Queen Victoria (1854) by Baron Carlo Marochetti (on George Square). Glasgow, Scotland.Seated bronze statue of James Watt (1832) by Francis Chantrey (on George Square). Glasgow, Scotland.
Bronze statue of chemist Thomas Graham by William Brodie. Glasgow, Scotland.Bronze robed figure of Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone by Hamo Thorneycroft. Glasgow, Scotland.Corinthian portico & lantern of Gallery of Modern Art on Royal Exchange Square. Glasgow, Scotland.Southern facade of Gallery of Modern Art comprising Hamilton's extension on left & 5 bays of original Cunninghame Mansion. Glasgow, Scotland.
Bronze statue of chemist Thomas Graham (1872) by William Brodie (on George Square). Glasgow, Scotland.Bronze robed figure of Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone (1902) by Hamo Thorneycroft (on George Square). Glasgow, Scotland.Corinthian portico & lantern (c1830) of Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) (former Stirling's Library, former Cunninghame Mansion and former Royal Exchange) on Royal Exchange Square. Glasgow, Scotland. Architect: David Hamilton.Southern facade of Gallery of Modern Art comprising Hamilton's extension on left (c1830) & 5 bays of original Cunninghame Mansion (1778). Glasgow, Scotland.
North facade of Gallery of Modern Art with elaborate iron railing. Glasgow, Scotland.David Hamilton's Corinthian peristyle lantern atop original Cunninghame Mansion now Gallery of Modern Art. Glasgow, Scotland.Decorative ironwork balustrade with leaded oval skylight above entrance area of Gallery of Modern Art. Glasgow, Scotland.Oval skylight of Gallery of Modern Art. Glasgow, Scotland.
North facade of Gallery of Modern Art with elaborate iron railing. Glasgow, Scotland.David Hamilton's Corinthian peristyle lantern (c1830) atop original Cunninghame Mansion (1778) now Gallery of Modern Art. Glasgow, Scotland.Decorative ironwork balustrade with leaded oval skylight above entrance area of Gallery of Modern Art. Glasgow, Scotland.Oval skylight of Gallery of Modern Art. Glasgow, Scotland.
Looking down on oval entrance hall of Gallery of Modern Art. Glasgow, Scotland.Duke of Wellington Equestrian Statue by Baron Carlo Marochetti. Glasgow, Scotland.Bronze military bas-relief of Duke of Wellington Statue by Baron Carlo Marochetti. Glasgow, Scotland.GOMA with surrounding modern building of Queen Street. Glasgow, Scotland.
Looking down on oval entrance hall of Gallery of Modern Art. Glasgow, Scotland.Duke of Wellington Equestrian Statue (1844) by Baron Carlo Marochetti (before GOMA on Royal Exchange Square). Glasgow, Scotland.Bronze military bas-relief of Duke of Wellington Statue (1844) by Baron Carlo Marochetti (on Royal Exchange Square). Glasgow, Scotland.GOMA with surrounding modern building of Queen Street. Glasgow, Scotland.
GOMA with heritage & modern blue glass building on Royal Exchange Square. Glasgow, Scotland.Connect110ns commercial building. Glasgow, Scotland.Former Parish Council offices in red sandstone. Glasgow, Scotland.Passageway through Glasgow City Chambers off George Street. Glasgow, Scotland.
GOMA with heritage (c1830) & modern blue glass building on Royal Exchange Square. Glasgow, Scotland.Connect110ns commercial building (2015) (110 Queen St.). Glasgow, Scotland. Architect: Cooper Cromer.Former Parish Council offices in red sandstone (1900) (266 George St.). Glasgow, Scotland. Style: Edwardian Baroque. Architect: Thomson and Sandilands.Passageway through Glasgow City Chambers off George Street. Glasgow, Scotland.
University of Strathclyde. Glasgow, Scotland.Iron entrance gates University of Strathclyde. Glasgow, Scotland.

University of Strathclyde (former Royal College of Science and Technology) (1903) (204 George St.). Glasgow, Scotland. Architect: David Barclay.Iron entrance gates University of Strathclyde (former Royal College of Science and Technology) (1903) (204 George St.). Glasgow, Scotland.


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