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215 High Street and 7-9 (Odd Nos) Nicholas Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.86 / 55°51'36"N

Longitude: -4.2405 / 4°14'25"W

OS Eastings: 259864

OS Northings: 665254

OS Grid: NS598652

Mapcode National: GBR 0PM.G2

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.TZW0

Entry Name: 215 High Street and 7-9 (Odd Nos) Nicholas Street

Listing Date: 22 March 1977

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375585

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32722

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Drawings signed William Forest Salmon FRIBA, 1894-95, building dated 1895. Narrow asymmetrical 2-bay 3-storey tenement with Edwardian Renaissance details, former bank premises to ground, now shop. Long return elevation to Nicholas Street, partly single storey. Polished red sandstone, polished pink granite basecourse.

HIGH STREET ELEVATION: roll-moulded door to right, above rises 4-light corbelled canted oriel to 1st and 2nd, good decorative over-lintel with leaded oculus. To left, basket-arched tripartite, round-arched bipartites to 1st and 2nd. All windows sash and case with plate-glass glazing. Stepped gable to left with statue at apex. Balustraded parapet to right with lead ogee-domed tempietoto.

NICHOLAS STREET: 2-bay return elevation to main High Street facade, to right single storey and attic irregular mews wing with shouldered windows and stepped gable to right. Bronze plaque records the site of the house of the poet Thomas Campbell, 1777-1844.

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