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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376456
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33066
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
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.
Built for Philip MacSorley PH interior altered.
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