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60-64 (Even Nos) Robertson Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8581 / 55°51'29"N

Longitude: -4.2605 / 4°15'37"W

OS Eastings: 258608

OS Northings: 665083

OS Grid: NS586650

Mapcode National: GBR 0KM.FR

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.J0DX

Entry Name: 60-64 (Even Nos) Robertson Street

Listing Date: 10 February 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376543

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33114

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Steel and Balfour, 1902-05 with 2 later storeys. Retained facades of tall 6-storey, 5-bay commercial building. Brick with red sandstone ashlar frontage painted at ground floor, channelled pilasters or piers divide all bays. Tall

central entrance rising into 1st floor, Doric columns support entablature recessed over lintel, wrought and cast-iron gate and screen; large semi-circular arched window above with keystone supporting 2-storey oriel. Canted shop windows in inner (removed), wide entrances in outer

ground floor bays, shallow segmental headed 1st floor windows, bipartites 2nd and 3rd with fruit swags between. Main modillion cornice with open segmental pediment. 2 later storeys, central bay marked by banded pilasters; outer 4th floor windows with shallow segmental heads and key-blocked; 5th floor windows recessed behind Doric columned screen. Block cornice. Panelled parapet to centre removed when incorporated into hotel development.

Statement of Interest

Built for William McLeod and Co Metal Merchants and founders' factors. Condition rapidly deteriorating, with a great deal of vegetation at eaves level and above (February). Retained facade incorporated into Radisson Hotel development, completed April 2003.

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