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24-28 (Even Nos) Herbert Street (Herbert House)

A Category B Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.875 / 55°52'30"N

Longitude: -4.275 / 4°16'30"W

OS Eastings: 257761

OS Northings: 666992

OS Grid: NS577669

Mapcode National: GBR 0GF.GQ

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.9LJH

Entry Name: 24-28 (Even Nos) Herbert Street (Herbert House)

Listing Date: 15 January 1985

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373755

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32207

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Thomson, Turnbull and Peacock, dated 1898. Free style.
Brick and iron framed print works with red sandstone
dressings. 4 storeys, basement and attic. Ground floor:
wide centre bay with 4-centred arched and keystoned
wide window, mullion and transom glazing divides;
thistle and oak leaf decorations in spandrels with
boars' heads. Outer bays with service entrance to S,
office entrance (to stair) at N with scrolled timber
pediment set in glazed panelled surround; triplet
segment headed window above, deep fluted consoles flank
outer bays and support heavily bracketted 1st floor
balcony with ironwork balustrade. Central bay with 6
pilastered windows, 1st and 2nd floors; simply detailed
in 3rd. 2 storey canted bay through 1st and 2nd in outer
bays with lunette window in 3rd in voussoired and
keyblocked arch. Modillioned main cornice. Aediculed
gable over N bay, full-height attic storey at S with 2
arched windows, 3 segmentally pedimented central
dormers. Slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Built as Kelvinside Artistic Stationery Works, at a cost

of $5,000.

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