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3-39 (Odd Nos) Trongate 2 Saltmarket 5-7 (Odd Nos) Chisholm Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8566 / 55°51'23"N

Longitude: -4.2448 / 4°14'41"W

OS Eastings: 259586

OS Northings: 664879

OS Grid: NS595648

Mapcode National: GBR 0NN.L9

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.R2V2

Entry Name: 3-39 (Odd Nos) Trongate 2 Saltmarket 5-7 (Odd Nos) Chisholm Street

Listing Date: 4 September 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375671

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32768

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

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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