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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376289
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32979
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
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.
Built for Messrs James and Alexander Allan, Merchants and Ship Owners (courtesy of Iain Paterson, GDC).
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