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2-5 (Inclusive Nos) La Belle Place

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8666 / 55°51'59"N

Longitude: -4.2795 / 4°16'46"W

OS Eastings: 257449

OS Northings: 666062

OS Grid: NS574660

Mapcode National: GBR 0FJ.KQ

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.7SDZ

Entry Name: 2-5 (Inclusive Nos) La Belle Place

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376489

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33083

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Charles Wilson, 1857. 3 storey, Italianate tenement thematically linked to adjacent Queen's Rooms. (First Church of Christ Scientist). 8 main bays stepped down slope and arranged in 2-bay house sections. Single return bay to W. Ashlar. Coupled pilaster doorpieces at head of flight of stone steps, framing recessed entrances with fanlights and sidelights. Canted 1st and 4th bays from E, projecting square tripartite corniced bays in 5th and 8th. Semi-circular sculpted shell or floral panels with flanking paternae above main openings on ground and 1st floor. All windows sash and case in architraves. Basement band course; chamfered podia at ground floor; 1st and 2nd floor moulded cill bands. Eaves modillion cornice, parapet. Western return bay repeating main elevation window arrangement. Axial and gable stacks. Slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Listed category A for the important relationship with the former Queen's Rooms and the particularly clever juxtaposition of scales.

Upgraded B to A 21.7.88

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