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167 Renfrew Street and 11, 15 Dalhousie Street, Glasgow School of Art

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8661 / 55°51'57"N

Longitude: -4.2637 / 4°15'49"W

OS Eastings: 258435

OS Northings: 665970

OS Grid: NS584659

Mapcode National: GBR 0JJ.RX

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.GTWC

Entry Name: 167 Renfrew Street and 11, 15 Dalhousie Street, Glasgow School of Art

Listing Date: 6 July 1966

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376533

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33105

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Charles Rennie Mackintosh, (Honeyman and Keppie), E section, 1897. W section, 1907-9 (Honeyman, Keppie and Mackintosh). Art Nouveau. 2 storeys and basement; 4-storey return and S elevations. Polished ashlar, harled rear elevation, snecked rubble returns.

N ELEVATION TO RENFREW STREET: 8 bays, arranged 3-1-4 with single bay entrance at head of steps oversailing glazed basement area. Entrance with sculpted architrave, stylised cornice raised in centre with insignia; canted window to left with multiple geometric glazing bars. 1st floor balcony with wrought-iron balustrade, segmental headed pediment over 2-light window; canted window with independent eaves to left, narrow loop above recessed 2nd floor window with parapet in front; simple, raised polygonal turret to left. Outer bays: plain windows

double-height above ground, with glazing bars. Bold eaves cornice.

E ELEVATION TO DALHOUSIE STREET: shaped parapet wall to No 11; door with block lintel, fanlight above; central canted oriel projecting at 2nd and 3rd floor with varied windows in deep reveals; rising to corniced turret at

eaves. Plain basement and ground floor windows; bipartite window with segmental pediment above at 1st floor. 2 windows with linked, bowed cill at 2nd floor.

W ELEVATION TO SCOTT STREET: 6 bays. Polished ashlar basement and ground and upper floors in 3 W bays, otherwise snecked rubble. Wrought-iron grille to sub-basement. Shaped parapet wall to entrance with boldly

stepped architrave. Ground floor projecting stylised oriel windows with leaded lights. 3 S bays tall narrow leaded windows lighting library; canted, partially glazed sections above.

REAR ELEVATION SW RETURN: partly recessed leaded windows to ground floor, ashlar dressed central section above, centrally glazed overhanging, corbelled corridor. Boundary wall with piers, wrought-iron railings.

INTERIOR: Original Glasgow School detailing throughout. Library to W with original fittings and furniture.

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