Rottenrow.Townhead School and the Barony Church. The Townhead School survived until comparatively recent times, but is now a car park for Strathclyde Uni, who own the Barony Church and hold graduation ceremonies in it. March 1973The Townhead area bounded on the south by the Rottenrow and on the east by Castle St, densely populated up the the mid 1960s, was almost totally cleared, some of it for the M8 and the Townhead interchange, some for the expansion of the university, and the rest because . . . well, just because. Only a handful of buildings survive – the Barony Church, Provand's Lordship, St Mungo's Church and retreat, and the Martyrs' School (saved, only just, by the Mackintosh connection) and a few others. In 1973 the devastation though widespread was not quite complete, and I set out to record such fragments as were left.