This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
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
Plus Code: 9C7QVP5X+HX
Entry Name: 49-53 Virginia Street, Glasgow
Listing Name: 49-53 (Odd Nos) Virginia Street
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 375723
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32796
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Tagged with: Building
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.
Designed in unison with Nos 37-49 Virginia Street, known
as Virginia Buildings; important surviving examples of
commercial street architecture in the Merchant City.
External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.
Other nearby listed buildings