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27 Washington Street, Anderston Rice Mills

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8587 / 55°51'31"N

Longitude: -4.2679 / 4°16'4"W

OS Eastings: 258146

OS Northings: 665158

OS Grid: NS581651

Mapcode National: GBR 0HM.XK

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.D0WH

Entry Name: 27 Washington Street, Anderston Rice Mills

Listing Date: 10 February 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376792

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33210

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

3 separate buildings. No 1 Mill circa 1844, No 2 mill circa
1865, Mill office block 1865.
NO 1 MILL: 5 storeys with later brick 6th floor. 6 x 4 bays.
All windows small, margined casements mainly with 6-pane
glazing. No 1 Mill joined to No 2 by gangways at each floor.
NO 2 MILL: 5 storeys. Polychromatic brick with some ashlar
dressings. Elliptically arched ground floor loading bay with
ashlar imposts. Ovoid plan oriented from N to S squared at NE
and corbelled out. Giant basket arches on slim pilasters, 5
storeys, 6 x 3 bays rising from 1st to 4th floor, arched.
Eaves cornice of header bricks. Slated, pitched-roof
hoisting-bay dormer-head.
Southern return plain with rendered pediment.
2-storey, 3-bay office building with set-back single bay to
E. Painted brick. Consoled, corniced doorpiece. Ground floor
windows 2-light with some mullions, ashlar hood-moulds. 1st
floor, single-light windows with hood moulds, imitation
painted hood in northmost bay.
INTERIOR: wooden floors carried on cast-iron columns.
Cast-iron fittings and spiral chutes survive.

Statement of Interest

1844 Mill originally cotton store converted to mill after

1845. Complex now used as rice mill.

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