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78-94 (Even Nos) Mitchell Street, 10, 14 and Gordon Public House, Mitchell Lane and 17-19 (Odd Nos) Gordon Lane, Gordon Chambers

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.86 / 55°51'35"N

Longitude: -4.2552 / 4°15'18"W

OS Eastings: 258945

OS Northings: 665278

OS Grid: NS589652

Mapcode National: GBR 0LM.H3

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.LZX1

Entry Name: 78-94 (Even Nos) Mitchell Street, 10, 14 and Gordon Public House, Mitchell Lane and 17-19 (Odd Nos) Gordon Lane, Gordon Chambers

Listing Date: 21 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376500

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33088

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Burnet, Boston and Carruthers, dated 1905 (1904-07). Baroque.
7 storeys, 7 bays commercial building through 2nd to 5th
floors (4th at centre). Ashlar, channelled at 1st floor.
Canted and centre bays centre light, the top floor with Doric
aedicule pilasters, tripartite window with arched head and
sculpted tympanum above in outer bays, raised with
balustraded parapet. 2 entrances with blocked pilasters,
keystones and consoled, segmental pedimented doorpieces. 2
bipartite windows between centre and end bays 2nd, 3rd and
4th; Roman Doric pilastered and swagged windows in central 5
bays 5th and 6th floors.
INTERIOR: carved detail in entrance lobby. Wrought-iron
panels over door and to lift. Delicate wrought-iron stair
balustrade with floral motif. Additional decorative
wrought-iron panels at entrances to the Gordon Public House
and the Imperial Billiards Hall.

Statement of Interest

Cost £32,000. A good example of the work of Burnet, Boston & Carruthers, who are perhaps best known for their prolific tenemental output which shaped large parts of the city around the turn of the 20th century. This distinctive Baroque building is well-detailed and adds significantly to the character of the streetscape.

10 Mitchell Lane contains Bar 10, with an interior designed in 1991 by the renowned design practice, Ben Kelly Design. Kelly achieved recognition for his innovative work in 1982 at the Hacienda Nightclub in Manchester. One of Glasgow's first 'style bars', the interior of Bar 10 mixes a variety of materials with primary colours, making reference to the city's industrial heritage.

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