Argyle Street's History: The history of one of Glasgow's oldest streets in 8 pictures

Today we’re exploring the history of Glasgow’s Argyle Street - one of the oldest thoroughfares in the city

As Glaswegians we grew up around Argyle Street, weekends spent trawling through Lewis’ or Debenham’s or Argyll Arcade - but how many of us actually know the early history of one of Glasgow’s oldest streets?

It dates back to the very beginnings of Glasgow, when the city was little more than a cathedral on a hill and some old market stalls around the Trongate.

Take a look below as we explore the history of Argyle Street in 8 retro pictures.

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