Continuing a look at Glasgow Road using some zoomed in detailing from old photos.
This is Gilmour’s Place, a drapery and hardware store on Glasgow Road in 1904. It was located on the north side with Bairds Road behind the building. Zooming in and magnifying, I noticed the building was confirmed as “Gilmours Place” as noted on the building itself. To the right was a lane leading to Bairds Rows, with Grant’s Building on the opposite side of the lane.
Many Buildings in Blantyre had the designation of “Place” before street numbering came along.
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