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6-20 (Even Nos) Bell Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.858 / 55°51'28"N

Longitude: -4.2454 / 4°14'43"W

OS Eastings: 259554

OS Northings: 665031

OS Grid: NS595650

Mapcode National: GBR 0NM.HT

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.R1L1

Entry Name: 6-20 (Even Nos) Bell Street

Listing Date: 4 September 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375442

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32622

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Campbell, Reid and Wingate, architects, 1914-1921.
6-storey and attic neo-Egyptian warehouse, 5-bays.
Polished red sandstone, channelled pilaster strips to
ground. 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors with windows
recessed from wall plane and divided by giant pillars with
Egyptian capitals supporting stylised entablature and
linked at 4th to give balcony effect.
Ground floor with 5-regularly spaced openings, now all
but 2 blocked. All windows 3-light with 6-pane glazing.
Between 1st and 3rd floors typical period detail of
recessed broad incised panel below cills. 4th floor
windows with mullions bracketted to support entablature.
5th floor windows divided by bold uncarved blocks, each
with diminutive block set into eaves cornice. To attic
floor, bipartite pedimented dormers project from tiled
mansard roof, cast-iron parapet with giant anthemion
finials.

Statement of Interest

To be redeveloped behind facade (1989).

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