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Latitude: 55.8587 / 55°51'31"N
Longitude: -4.2519 / 4°15'6"W
OS Eastings: 259149
OS Northings: 665125
OS Grid: NS591651
Mapcode National: GBR 0MM.5K
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.N0HH
Entry Name: 32-44 (Even Nos) Queen Street
Listing Date: 4 September 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 375756
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32820
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Thomson and Sandilands, 1912-14. 7-storey, 7-bay shops
and offices, in free composition with Baroque details.
Red sandstone ashlar.
Modern shop fronts at ground. Keystoned arch at centre
to height of 1st floor lintels, with entrance at ground
and tripartite at 1st floor; swagged surround to arch
and consoled balcony above, bearing urn finialled dies
which flank 2nd floor tripartite. Cornice above 1st
floor. Channelled ashlar at 2nd floor, with tripartite,
keystoned windows, with segmental hoodmoulds above
centre lights of all but outer bays; unusual block
corbels to cornice. Centre 5 bays (with set-back shallow
canted windows) to 3rd, 4th and 5th floors, divided by
giant fluted attached Ionic columns on pedestals; carved
wreaths below 4th floor, keystoned windows; modillioned
cornice with balcony above 5th floor centre bays and
balustraded parapet with dies, above. Outer bays each
flanked by pilaster strips and breaking eaves to flank
aediculed end bays, terminating in balustraded parapet.
Decorative cast-bronze cartouches and details to railed
balconies above main entrance and 5th floor.
Casement and sash and case windows. Brick and harled
side elevations. Glazed bricks to courts at rear, with
distinctive square-pane glazing to windows.
Steel-framed commercial building, derivative of J J
Burnet's earlier compositions, notably Waterloo Chambers.
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