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Well done HSS. Picture 115 is 'Crosbie' situated off Balgonie Ave. A Listed nonetheless!

Built in 1901 with the Architect being TG. He designed it for his sister and brother-in-law George V Boyd. Boyd may have been a banker but I am unable to confirm this.

It being a private home with a long driveway I had to take the shot from the gate but it looks a great building. The more I come across TG's work the more impressed I am by his greatness and his contribution to Paisley. I think a wee statue is called for. Maybe I'll write a book about him :)

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Well done HSS. Picture 115 is 'Crosbie' situated off Balgonie Ave. A Listed nonetheless!

An educated guess Sonny but your clue about it being tucked away helped.I never knew the building existed until I started taxi-ing,it is indeed a hidden gem.

I'll stick that other picture up later.

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Just up the road from me sonny but I've never seen more of it than ur picture. definition of secluded.

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Is it in the car park at the back of the Bank Of Scotland on Glasgow Road

Indeed it is.It's a strange one,you have to drive up someones driveway to get to it.Picture to follow.

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Well done HSS. Picture 115 is 'Crosbie' situated off Balgonie Ave. A Listed nonetheless!

Built in 1901 with the Architect being TG. He designed it for his sister and brother-in-law George V Boyd. Boyd may have been a banker but I am unable to confirm this.

It being a private home with a long driveway I had to take the shot from the gate but it looks a great building. The more I come across TG's work the more impressed I am by his greatness and his contribution to Paisley. I think a wee statue is called for. Maybe I'll write a book about him smile.png

I see it has a Roof Garden...

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PICTURE 116 is the Four Square Tobacco factory at the bottom of Greenhill Rd. Built 1930. B Listed. Architect James Steel Maitland. Described at 'Early industrial modernism on urban site.'


More recently referred to as Carlton Die Castings but has apparently other uses - Gym? Good looking building that would benefit from a coat of paint :)

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PICTURE 116 is the Four Square Tobacco factory at the bottom of Greenhill Rd. Built 1930. B Listed. Architect James Steel Maitland. Described at 'Early industrial modernism on urban site.'

More recently referred to as Carlton Die Castings but has apparently other uses - Gym? Good looking building that would benefit from a coat of paint :)

Saltire Boxing Club is based in the building.

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