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By Gary Nisbet
Alexander Watt
(fl. c. 1856-c. 75)

Glasgow based architect, he worked in partnership with Hugh Barclay , as Barclay & Watt, 1856-60, at 136 Buchanan Street and later at 101 West Nile Street.

With Barclay he designed the cast-iron Colisseum (an early department store), 60-6 Jamaica Street (1856), which collapsed in 1993, the site being cleared in 1994.

Independently, he designed the Gothic St Vincent Church, 69 Kent Road (1864-5, converted to flats 2001-2), which incorporates sculpture by William Mossman II, and Broomloan Road Public School (now Broomloan Nursery), 71 Broomloan Road (1875).


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