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61-65 (Odd Nos) High Street and Bell Street, (Bows Emporium)

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8578 / 55°51'28"N

Longitude: -4.2429 / 4°14'34"W

OS Eastings: 259707

OS Northings: 665012

OS Grid: NS597650

Mapcode National: GBR 0NM.ZW

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.S1R4

Entry Name: 61-65 (Odd Nos) High Street and Bell Street, (Bows Emporium)

Listing Date: 4 September 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375581

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32719

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Later 19th century. 3-storey and attic warehouse, altered

1908 by Burnet Boston and Carruthers. Plainer but generally

similar in style to 59-83 Bell Street (see separate item).

Rendered painted walling; good cast iron columned ground floor

with modern glazed frontage. Simple 12-bay elevation to Bell

Street, 9-bay elevation to High Street with central full height

arched window. All windows single light, all reglazed with

modern pivot sashes. To High Street these are flanked by giant

order pilasters, all windows recessed. To Bell Street, masonry

panels between windows, 2nd floor windows plain. Cornice over

ground and 1st, cill courses to 2nd. Eaves cornice with deep

parapet, dormers with pediments, to angle more decorative with cartouches. Mansard slate roofs, French roofs to angles.

Statement of Interest

See also 59-83 Bell Street.

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