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42-50 (Even Nos) Gordon Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8608 / 55°51'38"N

Longitude: -4.2564 / 4°15'22"W

OS Eastings: 258876

OS Northings: 665368

OS Grid: NS588653

Mapcode National: GBR 0LL.8T

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.LYCF

Entry Name: 42-50 (Even Nos) Gordon Street

Listing Date: 21 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376406

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33032

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

George Bell II of Clarke and Bell, 1886. Free Classical
ground floor altered, 4-storey and attic warehouse, 3
wide bays. Polished ashlar. Sash and case tripartite
windows with stone mullions and architraves, horizontal
glazing bars. Shallow canted outer bays 1st to 3rd floors.
Central entrance with richly sculpted, open and broken
pediment, with figurative relief roundel, bracketted
lintel, giant corbels latter repeated in outer bays.
Pilaster piers with sculpted heads dividing bays at 1st
and 2nd floor, supporting urns in niches at 3rd floor,
central bay. 1st floor tripartite over with stylised
tympanum (dated) to central light, repeated in outer bays.
Plain 2nd floor windows with sculpted frieze over central
windows in outer bays. Main cornice. Richly sculpted,
single-light dormers, pedimented in outer bays with
scroll supporters, pediment in centre with raised
stack/parapet and dentil cornice, steeply hipped slate
roof. Corniced, pedimented end stacks.

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