Narrated by Cllr. Graham Campbell2 min
Trongate – Tolbooth Steeple (High Street)3 min
City Halls (100 Candleriggs, Architect - George Murray, 1841)2 min
St David’s Ramshorn Church (98 Ingram Street, Architect -Thomas Rickman, 1826)2 min
Tobacco Merchants House (42 Miller Street, 1775)2 min
Cunninghame Mansion, 1780 Architect unknown, altered by architect David Hamilton 18293 min
The City Chambers (82 George Square, Architect - William Young 1890)3 min
St George’s Tron Church (Nelson Mandela Place, Architect – William Stark - 1808)3 min
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Steps (Buchanan Street, Architect – Leslie Martin ,1990)2 min
Narrated by Cllr. Graham Campbell59 s
In every city there are untold stories where the buildings, statues and place names hold clues to past events and forgotten people.
One of Glasgow’s biggest hidden stories is how it played a part in and was shaped by the transatlantic slave trade.
This map will take you on a journey through part of the city, uncovering some of the hidden transatlantic slave trade connections behind our buildings and the spaces between them.
Take our hidden stories detective challenge, can you follow the route and answer the questions along the way? You’ll need to keep your eyes open and look high and low in order to complete this– Good Luck!