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Rockvilla School

Postby DickyHart » Wed May 04, 2005 8:53 pm

Rockvilla Public School
This in on Possil Road Glasgow, it was a wonderful and very unique school ,which burnt down a few years ago. it sat on top of a rock, The only access was by staircases.
Theres not a lot left.

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Its murder trying to get a decent photo of this sign.
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Postby DickyHart » Wed May 04, 2005 8:57 pm

http://www.theglasgowstory.com/image.ph ... add=99&t=2

Heres a link to what it looked like before its destruction by fire.
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Postby Vladimir » Thu May 05, 2005 8:42 pm

Thats a real shame :( I wish I could have gone to a school like that :?
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Postby anok » Thu May 05, 2005 11:01 pm

my mate used to live in rockvilla school coz his dad was the janny!
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Postby cheesemonster » Tue Apr 24, 2007 8:22 pm

i go past here on my way to work everyday now, quite an intriguing place, does anyone have any pics from before the fire?
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Postby McShad » Tue Apr 24, 2007 11:15 pm

I watched it burn down... I believe it was VE day and the fire brigade stopped for the silence.
Beside glasgows mushroom factory!
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Postby little lane » Wed Apr 25, 2007 7:51 am

McShad wrote:Beside glasgows mushroom factory!


That's not really a mushroom factory....is it?
Please tell me you're pulling my leg?
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Postby Field Marshall Shug » Wed Apr 25, 2007 4:26 pm

Is the canal very close by? I know the British Waterways have a building close at hand. The road beneath the bridge is always wet.

That area has some really good stone. It looks like there is some great sandstone by the bridge area.
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Postby cheesemonster » Wed Apr 25, 2007 5:47 pm

aye, it's right beside the canal and the British Waterways building is on the other side of the road
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Postby McShad » Wed Apr 25, 2007 6:14 pm

little lane wrote:
McShad wrote:Beside glasgows mushroom factory!


That's not really a mushroom factory....is it?
Please tell me you're pulling my leg?


It really is... that large brick building, currently empty

don't make me go get a picture of the sign :)
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Postby My Kitten » Wed Apr 25, 2007 6:27 pm

British Waterways on the left and Mushroom place on the right


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Postby viceroy » Wed Apr 25, 2007 6:57 pm

My Kitten wrote:and Mushroom place on the right


I think it may have been a whisky bond at one time.
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Postby little lane » Thu Apr 26, 2007 7:42 am

My Kitten wrote:British Waterways on the left and Mushroom place on the right


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I've always wondered what it was, such an odd building.

Well, you learn something new everyday!
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Postby McShad » Thu Apr 26, 2007 9:33 am

Is this better?

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Freshly taken this morning using the mirror reflex lens from the other side of the road behind the trees etc :)

The 'mushroom factory' sign is gone and the building has been barricaded up heavily and lots of crap dumped across the gate
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Postby crazygray23 » Sun Apr 29, 2007 9:01 pm

my dad went to that school , and he said the pupils just nicknamed it `the rock` sounds kinda cool for a school
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