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15-25 (Odd Nos) Bothwell Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8609 / 55°51'39"N

Longitude: -4.2598 / 4°15'35"W

OS Eastings: 258660

OS Northings: 665393

OS Grid: NS586653

Mapcode National: GBR 0KL.KR

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.JYQ9

Entry Name: 15-25 (Odd Nos) Bothwell Street

Listing Date: 21 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376289

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32979

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Robert Ewan, 1889. 5-storey, 5 irregular bays with canted angle towers to Bothwell Street, 2 bays to Wellington Street with S. angle tower. Renaissance detailed, red sandstone ashlar, commercial block. Banded pilastered ground floor with 2 console pedimented doors with elaborately carved doorpieces in narrow, slightly projecting bays defined by pilasters. Continuous cornice over each floor, continuous cill course to 1st, 2nd and 3rd; 3rd floor cornice forms cill to 4th. Corner towers corbelled at 1st floor level rising to domes with crowning cupola, the S dome to Wellington Street flatter with brattishing crowning centre.

Swagged frieze over 3rd floor, bracketted main cornice with die balustrade, stepped swagged plinths to wallhead stacks over narrow bays.

Windows mullioned and transomed or mullioned only at 1st. Single bipartite, or tripartite (centre) above. Pilaster reveals in 4th.

Wellington Street elevation similarly detailed.

Statement of Interest

Built for Messrs James and Alexander Allan, Merchants and Ship Owners (courtesy of Iain Paterson, GDC).

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