Glasgow Rocks

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Site Location

Latitude: 55.86

Longitude: -4.25

Many different types of rock have been used in the construction of Glasgow’s buildings. A booklet describing a geological trail around the buildings of Central Glasgow is available to download from the website. The trail, which starts at the City Chambers and ends at Nelson Mandela Place, passes 26 buildings with distinctive stones in their facades. The booklet describing the trail can be found here.

Many different types of rock have been used in the construction of Glasgow’s buildings. A booklet describing a geological trail around the buildings of Central Glasgow is available to download from the website.