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79-83 (Odd Nos) Trongate and 5-11 (Odd Nos) King Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8569 / 55°51'24"N

Longitude: -4.2461 / 4°14'45"W

OS Eastings: 259505

OS Northings: 664914

OS Grid: NS595649

Mapcode National: GBR 0NN.B6

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.R17V

Entry Name: 79-83 (Odd Nos) Trongate and 5-11 (Odd Nos) King Street

Listing Date: 4 September 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375675

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32771

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 1895. Built for the City Improvement Trust, terrace of richly detailed Flemish/Baronial tenements with modern shopfronts to ground.

Asymmetrical decorative facades with angled bay to corner, 6-bay gabled elevation to Trongate, plainer long elevation to King Street. 4 storeys and attics, polished cream ashlar, single light, bi- and tripartite windows, some canted oriels rising from 1st floor to 3rd floor level. Most windows corniced or with strapwork pediments variety of window head detail. Attic storey with decorative Baronial dormerheads or crowstepped gables.

Sash and case windows with plate glass 2-pane glazing.

String courses between floors; at eaves corbelled cornice with balustrading over canted windows. Slate roofs, tall corniced axial stacks.

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