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Aboukir Street

Name: Aboukir Street
Date of Origin: c1901
Area:  Linthouse
Length:  
Street No(s):  1-8 & 10
Postcode(s):  G51 4QX, G51 4QY
Grid Ref:      NS 56550 64360
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Aboukir Street
Aboukir Street (c2010)
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Named after HMS Aboukir launched from the Fairfield Yard in 1900.

One of a group of 3 streets built c1901 just to the west of the Fairfield Yard. The other streets being Cressy Street & Trafalgar Street.

Aprox 57m in length and ran between Trafalgar Street and Govan Road. Some of the original tenements have been demolished and new housing built c2010 now sits in their place.

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