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Latitude: 55.8564 / 55°51'23"N
Longitude: -4.2443 / 4°14'39"W
OS Eastings: 259613
OS Northings: 664860
OS Grid: NS596648
Mapcode National: GBR 0NN.PC
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.S226
Plus Code: 9C7QVQ44+H7
Entry Name: 3-7 Trongate, Glasgow
Listing Name: 3-39 (Odd Nos) Trongate 2 Saltmarket 5-7 (Odd Nos) Chisholm Street
Listing Date: 4 September 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 375669
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32768
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Tagged with: Architectural structure
A B MacDonald, 1891-1900, probably implementing designs made circa 1877 by John Carrick for the City Improvements Trust, 1877 onwards. 4 storeys and attic, astylar terrace of tenements with French flavour to
lively roofline and bowed corner bays.
Polished ashlar, ground floor with modern shopfronts and 3 altered close entrances to Nos 5, 15 and 20, with timber architraves and decorative fanlights. 18-window front with mixed single, bipartite and tripartite windows, all with architraves, bracketted cornices to 1st and 2nd, corner bays are bowed with 3 single lights, French truncated conical roofs. All sash and case windows with plate glass glazing.
Banded masonry to 1st floor, banded pilasters mark party walls, cornice over each floor, deep mutuled bracketted eaves cornice. Balustraded parapet with pedimented dormers, some in Venetian window pattern, central cartouche dated 1877. Mansard slate roofs, axial stacks.
2-bay return elevations to Chisholm Street and Saltmarket, both similarly detailed.
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