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Allan and Ferguson's Views in Glasgow


The South Prison

The South Prison, better known as the Justiciary Courts, was designed by William Stark and built 1809-14 at the foot of the Saltmarket opposite Glasgow Green. It was planned to accommodate a prison, courts, and offices for the town council, and was reconstructed exclusively for courts 1910- 13.

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