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147-153 Howard Street, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8559 / 55°51'21"N

Longitude: -4.2516 / 4°15'5"W

OS Eastings: 259158

OS Northings: 664814

OS Grid: NS591648

Mapcode National: GBR 0MN.7K

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.N2MM

Plus Code: 9C7QVP4X+99

Entry Name: 147-153 Howard Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 141-197 (Odd Nos) Howard Street with 63 Dunlop Street and 98-100 (Even Nos) Stockwell Street

Listing Date: 4 September 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375599

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32725

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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H E Clifford, 1902. 3-storey and attic block of tenements

with shops below set on curved site. Cream sandstone ashlar

at ground and dressings to red brick walls above and at rear.

End pavilions 4-storey, 2 x 2 bays. Modern shop fronts

at ground with frieze and moulded cornice above; decorative

entrances to closes at Nos 149, 165, 179, 195, each with rounded arrisses, hoodmoulds bearing cartouched keystones, and with

label stops, large, keystoned oculus above, some filled

with decorative grille and close number; carriage pend

between Nos 179 and 195. 10 symmetrical bays at centre,

above ground, comprised of 2 gabled tripartite bays with

bracketted balconies with carved panels and aedicules to

centre lights at 2nd floor, flanked by octagonal tourelle

with ogeed, finialled stone roofs, and with decorative, blind

open aedicule in gable apex; 2 single bays flanking each

side, with aediculed windows at 1st floor; 2 further

tripartite bays beyond, each separately gabled and with

linking balcony and central aedicules at 2nd floor as

above, flanked by wallhead stacks with ornamented ashlar

necks and coping. Outer bays adjoining end pavilions to

each side, arranged 5-8-8 to left and 7-7-6 to right but

similarly; 1st floor grouped window with lipped lintels,

2nd with Ionic columns-mullions. Outer groups flanked by

coped wallhead stacks with cartouched, pedimented panels

at 2nd floor level. Overhanging timber bracketted eaves.

END PAVILIONS: tripartite windows to 1st and 2nd floor,

with aediculed centre lights to 2nd floor windows, linked

by string course, and with single tripartite above; parapet

with raised semi-circular panel. Pilastered quoins terminating

in squat ogee-roofed, finialled tempietto; slated pyramid

roof tapering in lead finial. Pavilion ends to Dunlop and

Stockwell Street detailed identically above ground.

Main roof slated mansard; flat-roofed timber, bipartite

and tripartite dormers. Sash and case windows, plate-glass

at 1st floor, and with vertical paned upper sashes at 2nd

floor and above.

REAR ELEVATION (STOCKWELL PLACE): asymmetrical and with

irregular bay and window sizes. Advanced stair bays breaking

eaves; stepped stair windows; small-pane glazing to top-

hopper windows; dormers detailed as Howard Street elevation.

Statement of Interest

Built for Glasgow and South West Railway Company, with

further buildings proposed at rear to N. There are English

influences in the Free Style design and use of red brick.

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