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49-53 (Odd Nos) Virginia Street

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8589 / 55°51'32"N

Longitude: -4.2501 / 4°15'0"W

OS Eastings: 259261

OS Northings: 665151

OS Grid: NS592651

Mapcode National: GBR 0MM.JG

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.PZBV

Entry Name: 49-53 (Odd Nos) Virginia Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375723

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32796

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Circa 1817. Symmetrical 5-bay (centre wider and
recessed), 4-storey classically detailed tenement.
Ashlar. Painted tripartite Ionic pilastered doorcase at
centre. Base course, 1st floor cill course and main
cornice. Tripartite windows to centre bay at each floor,
that at 1st floor set in recessed segmental panel;
incised ornament to all architraves of 1st floor windows,
those flanking centre with cornice. Ashlar parapet
with half-balustrade relief (damaged at centre 1988).
Small-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows.
Gable end stacks.

Statement of Interest

Designed in unison with Nos 37-49 Virginia Street, known

as Virginia Buildings; important surviving examples of

commercial street architecture in the Merchant City.

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