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42-44 (Even Nos) Jamaica Street 5-9 (Odd Nos) Midland Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8574 / 55°51'26"N

Longitude: -4.2576 / 4°15'27"W

OS Eastings: 258788

OS Northings: 664990

OS Grid: NS587649

Mapcode National: GBR 0LN.01

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.K1SH

Entry Name: 42-44 (Even Nos) Jamaica Street 5-9 (Odd Nos) Midland Street

Listing Date: 21 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376456

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33066

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

George Bell, 1897. Free classical, 5-storey commercial
building with corner public house. 4 x 8 bays with curved
corner bay. Polished red ashlar, polished granite at ground
floor. Sash and case windows, plate glass, etched glass to
public house with carved timber cills. Console brackets
flanking corner entrance and No 44 Jamaica Street, sculpted,
pedimented panels over.
ELEVATION TO JAMAICA STREET: bays arranged 1-3, canted at 2nd
and 3rd floor, corniced to each floor. Margined 1st floor
windows. Console bracketted, parapet sculpted with masks, at
2nd floor, segmentally pedimented over central canted window.
Plain upper window; sculpted frieze over canted bay. Cornice,
parapet raised in centre.
ELEVATION TO MIDLAND STREET: repeating Jamaica Street
elevation with linked canted bays. Plain outer bay as S bay
to Jamaica Street. Slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Built for Philip MacSorley PH interior altered.

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