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65-73 (Odd Nos) James Watt Street (Known As 69 James Watt Street), Atlantic Apartments

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8585 / 55°51'30"N

Longitude: -4.2641 / 4°15'50"W

OS Eastings: 258383

OS Northings: 665127

OS Grid: NS583651

Mapcode National: GBR 0JM.PN

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.G0PN

Entry Name: 65-73 (Odd Nos) James Watt Street (Known As 69 James Watt Street), Atlantic Apartments

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376460

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33068

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Circa 1855. Tall classical U-plan warehouse, 5 storeys over raised basement, 13 bays arranged 1-4-3-4-1. Ashlar frontage wide band over plinth, channelled ground floor. End and 3 centre bays with giant Roman Doric pilasters, at centre supporting pediment enclosing barrel, anchor and packing case, with crowning giant anthemion. Central semi-circular

headed voussoired and keystoned entrance with boarded and iron-banded 2-leaf door and wicket. All windows with cills and plain arrises. Entablature, block pediments to end bays. Symmetrical rear (U-plan) elevation.

INTERIOR: timber beams and floors supported on cast-iron columns, later with pairs of ribs for the sub-division of the store. Converted to flatted accommodation, now known as Altlantic Apartments.

Statement of Interest

Built for Harvie and McGavin. 1901 survey drawings by HE Clifford for George Sheriff, drawings in Frank Worsdall Collection in Glasgow City Archives, Ref B102 (February 1997).

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