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36-44 (Even Nos) Bothwell Street 87, 89 Wellington Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8614 / 55°51'41"N

Longitude: -4.2605 / 4°15'37"W

OS Eastings: 258621

OS Northings: 665447

OS Grid: NS586654

Mapcode National: GBR 0KL.FL

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.JXDY

Entry Name: 36-44 (Even Nos) Bothwell Street 87, 89 Wellington Street

Listing Date: 5 September 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376300

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32985

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

H and D Barclay, 1891. Free Renaissance commercial building.
5 storeys, 3 wide bays. Polished granite ground floor, red
sandstone above. Pilastered ground floor with some original
shop fronts. 2 bipartite windows at 1st floor, 5 windows to
2nd and 3rd, in each bay. Doric and Corinthian decorated
pilasters to 1st and round-headed 3rd floor
windows. Ionic decorated half columns to 2nd floor with
alternating pedimented and keystoned heads. Carved panels
between 1st floor bipartite and bays in 2nd - 5th floors.
Main cornice above 3rd floor breaking forward over alternate
lights. Pedimented and scrolled gable heads with tripartite
windows and sculpted panels. Panelled and corniced stacks
divided bays. Corbelled angle pilasters at 3rd floor rise
through 4th to support crown finial. Slate roof. Red tiled
ridge.
WELLINGTON STREET ELEVATION: 3 bays, 5 storeys, openings
arranged 3-5-3 on upper floors. Door in N bay has scrolled,
bracketted pediment rising into 1st floor. In S bay, 2 windows
flank decorative panel. Ornamental details as Bothwell
Street. Pediments to outer narrower bays, scrolled and
finialled.

Statement of Interest

Built for Central Thread Agency. Competition Scheme.

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