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51 Wilson Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8585 / 55°51'30"N

Longitude: -4.2476 / 4°14'51"W

OS Eastings: 259416

OS Northings: 665091

OS Grid: NS594650

Mapcode National: GBR 0NM.1N

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.Q0JN

Entry Name: 51 Wilson Street

Listing Date: 4 September 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375731

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32805

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Thomson, Sandilands and MacLeod, 1935-36. 7-storey, symmetrical, rectangular, metal-framed Warehouse and office block on corner site. Polished red sandstone cladding with floor levels marked by incised

metal panels.

9-bay elevation to Wilson Street, 4-bay to Brunswick and Hutcheson Streets, ground floor with full-height openings, central door with hooded roll-moulding to Wilson Street, architraved doorway. Modern door (Clydesdale Bank).

Chamfered red sandstone strips separate windows, windows all of same dimensions, metal-framed, 7-paned with top-hopper and casement opening.

Deep cornice over 5th floor with 6th floor as attic storey, similar windows.

Statement of Interest

Design originally prepared for A Link, Warehouseman and Hosier, drawings dated 1932. Built eventually for Textile Estates Ltd, completed 2 October 1936. Additional information courtesy of Iain Paterson, Glasgow City Council.

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