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66-72 (Even Nos) James Watt Street (Known As 72 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: 66-72 (Even Nos) James Watt Street (Known As 72 James Watt Street)

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376462

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33070

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Probably J Stephen 1847-8. Tall classical warehouse, 4 storeys and full-height attic (added 1881) 9 bays. Ashlar, channelled to ground floor (ground floor raised on plinth). 3 centre bays shallow advanced, 4 Doric pilasters rise through 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors and support very deep entablature and pediment; centre (altered) square-headed entrance, 2 flanking arched and voussoired openings now filled with flat lintels. Original attic storey in frieze. Outer bays segmental headed windows in ground with voussoirs original attic windows set in panels, giant pilasters at outer angles. Later attic windows with architraves. Slate roof.

INTERIOR: fireproof jack-arch construction in basement, cast-iron with timber beams above.

Statement of Interest

Built for William Connala and Co, Storekeepers. Attic added for James C Alston (cost $3,500). Building demolished Spring 1995, facade retained.

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