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Nice timepiece

Tollbooth steeple is a historic tower close to the centre of Glasgow that has a useful clock at its... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
Eccles, United Kingdom
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This is an historic building being the site of when Glasgow had public hangings. Very macabre... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2018
Wigan, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

Tollbooth steeple is a historic tower close to the centre of Glasgow that has a useful clock at its pinnacle. Apparent it had a very different past that included public hangings

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

This is an historic building being the site of when Glasgow had public hangings. Very macabre history but a nice building to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

reading the reviews about tolbooth steeple I'm saying confused because of photos showing Mercat cross which lies at the bottom of the high street and the salt market.not Glasgow green as in photos. the Mercat cross was see info below. The present Mercat Cross is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Glasgow landmark with a macabre history of public hangings of yesteryear. Worth a visit if in the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Salmo01
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Its a nice historical place, you can make a nice pictures, its close to city center and there is a lot of place where you can enjoy a caffe, lunch or whatever. So if you are in Glasgow, visit this historical place.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 618patr_ciag
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Located in crossing point of Glasgow's Main Streets, when it was built 1625 and still almost 400 years later, this 126ft(38m) tall tower stands there. Our Guide said that this is where public hangings were kept way back then!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Halkidis
Reviewed 12 April 2018

An old landmark of Glasgow city, walked past it several time while in merchant city and Argyle street. Amazing contrast of the old and the new around it.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank AbuHammad
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely landmark near Argyll street. We walked past it every day. Didn't realise it's purpose years ago until after my visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank lucyb00
Reviewed 4 December 2017

A landmark in Glasgow that I've pasted many time and wondered what it looked like a hundred or so years age. It must have been marvellous when it was built all these years age. A must to go with the camera.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Alan D
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Touring the old city of Glasgow, one can't miss this landmark. Very striking looking. It is apparently the only remaining part of Glasgow's 17th century tolbooth.

Date of experience: July 2017
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