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15-55 (0dd Nos) High Street and 84-88 (Even Nos) Bell Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8576 / 55°51'27"N

Longitude: -4.2436 / 4°14'37"W

OS Eastings: 259662

OS Northings: 664983

OS Grid: NS596649

Mapcode National: GBR 0NM.VZ

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.S1DC

Entry Name: 15-55 (0dd Nos) High Street and 84-88 (Even Nos) Bell Street

Listing Date: 4 September 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375580

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32718

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Circa 1900 City Improvement Trust. Large polished red sandstone

block with tenements over shops. 5-storey, long regular

elevations with 12-bay to High Street, 7-bay to Bell Street,

bowed 3-window bay at angle.

Shops to ground, channelled masonry to 1st, polished above.

Mainly tripartite windows, sash and case with 2-pane,

plate glass glazing, bold keystone over central light at 1st, basket-arched at 4th. Giant order pilasters separate bays

2nd-4th floor. To bowed bay, aedicular windows flanked by

single windows, raised block pediments with festoon detail

to parapet. To High Street elevation, narrow single bay

gives central emphasis, raised pediment at eaves.

Cornice over ground and at 2nd cills. Heavy mutule eaves

cornice, deep plain parapet.

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