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What stood on this stepped foundation in Carntyne’s Hogarth Park?

Inspired by the arrival of an answer to an earlier query about Hogarth Park in Carntyne, I thought I would try another.

While I have managed to confirm that the steps pictured below were indeed the foundations of some building, I’ve come up empty as far as searching online goes as regards its identification, or even what it was.

Hogarth Park foundation steps

Hogarth Park foundation steps

There was at least one big house near here, but if I take the site records as being accurate, then it was not on this spot, but located further west, and lost when the newer housing development was built over that area. I’m reasonably sure this foundation did not belong to that house, as it is shown separately on the relevant location map (again, this assumes accuracy in the record).

As can be seen from the second pic, the foundation area on top of these steps has been fenced and gated, locking out casual passers from the area which has been used as a garden, play area, or nursery at some time, but this has become abandoned and derelict.

Abandoned and derelict garden or play area

Abandoned and derelict garden or play area

So, anybody happen to know what was on these foundations before whatever it was was razed?


February 9, 2017 - Posted by | Appeal, Civilian, photography | , ,

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