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298-306 (Even Nos) Clyde Street, Former Custom House, Now Office of Procurator Fiscal

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8564 / 55°51'23"N

Longitude: -4.2566 / 4°15'23"W

OS Eastings: 258847

OS Northings: 664882

OS Grid: NS588648

Mapcode National: GBR 0LN.6C

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.L287

Entry Name: 298-306 (Even Nos) Clyde Street, Former Custom House, Now Office of Procurator Fiscal

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376341

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33012

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

John Taylor, 1840. 2-storey, Greek revival former customs
office. 9 bays, 5-bay central section breaking forward.
Polished ashlar, channelled at ground floor (acting as
plinth). Central pedimented, pilastered entrance. All
windows sash and case with 6 or 9-pane glazing per sash,
symmetrically arranged with cills at ground floor and
both floors in outer bays. 1st floor Greek Doric semi-
engaged columns tetrastyle in antis; continuous eaves
entablature with triglyph frieze, plain cornice; blocking
course, raised to corniced parapet in outer bays of
central section and in centre to form podium for sculpted
coat of arms. Single bay later additions to E and W:
elliptically headed pends with Venetian windows above.

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