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Rowan House, 66, 68, 70, 72 Buchanan Street, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8598 / 55°51'35"N

Longitude: -4.254 / 4°15'14"W

OS Eastings: 259023

OS Northings: 665250

OS Grid: NS590652

Mapcode National: GBR 0LM.R5

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.MZH6

Plus Code: 9C7QVP5W+WC

Entry Name: Rowan House, 66, 68, 70, 72 Buchanan Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 66-72 (Even Nos) Buchanan Street, Rowan House

Listing Date: 4 September 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375464

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32637

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Originally circa 1830, 4-storey 6-bay commercial building,
raised to 5-storey and attic, circa 1880, and alterations to
ground floor and central pair of 1st floor bays, circa
1950. Ashlar, with stone facing at ground and painted
masonry sides.
BUCHANAN STREET ELEVATION: 6-bay. Architraved windows,
1st floor pedimented, 2nd corniced, 3rd with corbelled
cills. 3 tripartite windows in later 4th floor, with
pilaster jambs and panelled pilaster flanking each pair of
bays, above original main cornice and with lighter
moulded cornice at eaves. Cast-iron parapet flanking
segmental-headed tripartite dormer to centre bay,
pedimented dies; French pavilion roof at centre.
N SIDE ELEVATION: 8-bays; 2-4-2, painted from 3rd bay E.
4 centre windows plain, those of flanking advanced bays
detailed as Buchanan Street elevation, some blind; 5th
floor with 7 windows at centre, flanked by 2 to advanced
end bays.
Sash and case windows with margin glazing to lower
sashes; similar margin glazing pattern to casement
windows of 5th floor. Slated pitch and platform roof.

Statement of Interest

Formerly included No 66 Buchanan Street. This number no

longer exists.

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