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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
Plus Code: 9C7QVQ43+QH
Entry Name: 79-83 Trongate, Glasgow
Listing Name: 79-83 (Odd Nos) Trongate and 5-11 (Odd Nos) King Street
Listing Date: 4 September 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 375675
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32771
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
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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