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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
Plus Code: 9C7QVP5P+99
Entry Name: Warehouses, 65-73 James Watt Street, Glasgow
Listing Name: 65-73 (Odd Nos) James Watt Street (Known As 69 James Watt Street), Atlantic Apartments
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376460
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33068
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Tagged with: Architectural structure
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.
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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