3 Cathcart Road, Glasgow. G42 7BE. Tel: 0141 420 1530.
Many will remember this pub as the Granite City.
The Brazen Head. 1991.
There’s been a pub on this site since 1851. James McCorkindale applied for the licence and was refused it on May of 1851 but was granted on appeal. Mr McCorkindale also owned a pub at 66 Crown Street. McCorkindale continued to serve here until 1862.
Many will remember this old pub as the Granite City.
The Granite City. Thank’s to R Browning for the image.
In 1863 Robert Cansh took over the running of the business, Robert ran pubs at 76 Glassford Street, now the Blane Valley, 69 Bell Street, 132 High Street, 21 Adelphi Street, 17 West Nile Street, 102 Rutherglen loan, 157 Upper Mains Street and Maxwell Street.
In 1872 James Anderson took over the pub, it stayed in the same family until 1922.
Another view of the Granite City.
The Granite City in the background.
The Brazen Head. 2015.
Note the colours of the bar from the image in 1991.
The Brazen Head. 2017.
This pub is still going strong as The Brazen Head. If you are not a Celtic football fan this is not a pub for you. The clientele is mostly local drinkers.
Franco Fraioli pouring a coffee in Pier 39. 1989.
Opened in 1851.
1991 Francesco Fraioli. (Franco.)
1970 John McGinty Cairney.
1956 D. Urquhart.
1950 E T Crozier.
1945 W S Simpson.
1940 J P Nodwell.
1930 George Fowlie.
1923 Hugh Kennedy.
Do you have any memories of this old pub? If so please leave a comment.