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44-54 (Even Nos) James Watt Street (Known As 60 James Watt Street)

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8583 / 55°51'29"N

Longitude: -4.2638 / 4°15'49"W

OS Eastings: 258401

OS Northings: 665104

OS Grid: NS584651

Mapcode National: GBR 0JM.RQ

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.G0TS

Entry Name: 44-54 (Even Nos) James Watt Street (Known As 60 James Watt Street)

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376461

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33069

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Circa 1863. Tall classical warehouse, 3 storeys, basement and attic, 13 bays. Ashlar frontage, ground floor channelled, 3 outer bays shallow advanced, broad band course over ground floor gives base for Roman Doric pilasters supporting entablature with deep frieze into which attic windows inserted. Central arched entrance with consoled keystone; 2-leaf panelled door with wicket. Plain basement openings in

plinth with 1 shute in each outer block. All ground floor windows segmentally headed with voussoirs. 1st and 2nd floor windows linked in tall architraved and lugged frames with ramped heads; string course and aprons between 1st and 2nd. Bold entablature, with simplified triglyphs. Recessed parapet.

INTERIOR: basement cast-iron columns support brick vaulting; above cast-iron columns support double coupled timber beams and timber floors.

Statement of Interest

Built for Thomas Mann as grain and general freestores. Building demolished Spring 1995, facade retained.

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