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18 Blythswood Square, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.863 / 55°51'46"N

Longitude: -4.2635 / 4°15'48"W

OS Eastings: 258438

OS Northings: 665627

OS Grid: NS584656

Mapcode National: GBR 0JL.T1

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.GWZR

Plus Code: 9C7QVP7P+5H

Entry Name: 18 Blythswood Square, Glasgow

Listing Name: 14-20A (Inclusive Nos) Blythswood Square and 108 Douglas Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376276

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32977

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Circa 1823. Classical 3-storey and basement terrace block.
21 bays arranged in groups of 3 with outer bays raised
and breaking forward to form pavilions. Polished ashlar
channelled at ground floor with voussoirs above openings,
painted at elevation to Douglas Street. Distyle Ionic
porticos, altered at No 20, in end sections; Ionic
pilastered, pedimented doorpiece to No 108 Douglas Street;
all entries at Blythswood Square at head of stone stair
oversailing basement area. Basement band course, 1st floor
cill band. Windows mainly sash and case with 12 or 4-pane
glazing; ground floor openings in recessed arches, windows
with moulded cills and aprons; 1st floor windows
architraved corniced, in end sections consoled; 2nd floor
plain architraves. Eaves cornice, blocking course. Cast-
iron railings.
3-bay return to Blythswood Street with rising basement in
slope of land; repeats main elevation detailing.
8-bay return to Douglas Street, 2nd bay from south blind.
2 splayed corniced. Wallhead stacks.
Interior: some cast-iron street balusters remain.

Statement of Interest

William Burn? Nos 15-17 linked internally.

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