Past Present: BB Cinerama Eglinton Toll – Stonework

BB Cinerama / Odeon Eglinton Toll

http://www.scottishcinemas.org.uk/glasgow/bbcinerama.html
Opened 1922; closed 1981.

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Above the door was this rather nice carved crest and globe:

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Completely demolished in 1986.
July 2007: the site is being cleared and excavated once again to put up new flats.
Look what turned up!

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[Many thanks to Rod Alexander for the photos!]

Originally published on Hidden Glasgow’s Forums:
http://www.hiddenglasgow.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3220&p=128252…

About Gordon Barr

Old buildings fan, ex-scientist, software dev, old cinemas buff, occasional boffin & cow-wrangler. Too many books, too few bookshelves.
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