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1-11 (Odd Nos) Renfield Street and 60-70 (Even Nos) Gordon Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8608 / 55°51'38"N

Longitude: -4.2573 / 4°15'26"W

OS Eastings: 258816

OS Northings: 665374

OS Grid: NS588653

Mapcode National: GBR 0LL.2T

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.KYXD

Entry Name: 1-11 (Odd Nos) Renfield Street and 60-70 (Even Nos) Gordon Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376528

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33100

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Boucher and Cousland, 1858; corner and other alterations
Sir J J Burnet (Burnet Son and Campbell), 1896-8 and
1900-2. 4-storey and attic classical warehouse with shops,
5 x 6 bays with 3-bay, bowed corner section inserted.
Painted ashlar, channelled quoins on flanking corner piers.
FLAT OUTER SECTIONS: keyblocked Italianate arched glazed
pilastrade at each floor. Ionic 1st, Corinthian 2nd,
coupled at western end, mutule cornice between floors;
bracketted eaves mutule cornice; 3rd floor balustraded
balcony; recessed glazing separated by deep panelled
piers; plain entablature; steep mansard, raised at NE
corner with cast-iron balustrade.
CORNER SECTION: channelled angle pilasters rising into
attic to suppoort sculpture 1st floor balcony; central
aedicule with open segmental head and sculpted tympanum
1st floor; mutule cornice; giant order of 2 Corinthian
columns rising through 1st and 2nd storeys; 3 pedimented,
lugged architraved attic lights separated by sculpted
figures; cornice with semi-circular drops; cupola; columned
roof lantern.
NORTHMOST OUTER BAY TO RENFIELD STREET: flanking channelled
piers and attic light as corner section.
Interior: columned ground floor. Carved timber imperial
staircase to all floors.

Statement of Interest

Originally John Black and Son's Warehouse. Formerly

Forsyth's altered by J J Burnet for R W Forsyth 1896

onwards.

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