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45-67 (Odd Nos) Queen Street, the Guild Hall

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8589 / 55°51'32"N

Longitude: -4.2526 / 4°15'9"W

OS Eastings: 259104

OS Northings: 665156

OS Grid: NS591651

Mapcode National: GBR 0MM.0G

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.NZ4V

Entry Name: 45-67 (Odd Nos) Queen Street, the Guild Hall

Listing Date: 4 September 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375746

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32815

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

David Barclay, 1900. 7-storey and basement, Baroque
office block. Red sandstone ashlar to frontage of 9
tripartite bays, and 3 bays to side; brick to rear and
further 9 bays each side. Modern shop fronts at ground,
retaining entrances of original closes; wider entrance
at centre, of polished granite pilasters with scrolled
capitals, and consoled lintel, with 2-leaf panelled
mahogany, arched doors and tripartite inner door;
entrances in flanking bays similar with scrolled
capitals to pilasters, supporting advanced section of
continuous ground floor cornice. Elaborate and varied
carved detail between floors. Windows divided by
pilasters. Bowed tripartite bays form 1st to 5th floors
in centre and outer bays. Moulded cill courses.
Pedimented centre light to 6th floor windows; centre
bay capped by gabled, broken pediment with cartouche,
and outer bowed bays with broken segmental pediments.
Intermediate windows with consoled pediments to centre
lights of each 2nd floor window; 2 decoratively corbelled
aedicules on 3rd and 7th bays at 4th floor. Urn finials
to dies between bays, above eaves.
SIDE ELEVATIONS: Simply detailed. Stepped stair windows
to 2 end bays to W of N side.
REAR ELEVATION: 10-bay.
Plate-glass glazing pattern to casement (?) windows.
Decorative steel railings to basements at side.
INTERIOR: white walled atrium at entre.

Statement of Interest

Built as warehouse for Hunter Barr and Co. Exhibited at

Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, 1905. Information

courtesy David Walker.

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