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4 Nelson Mandela Place

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8624 / 55°51'44"N

Longitude: -4.2537 / 4°15'13"W

OS Eastings: 259049

OS Northings: 665539

OS Grid: NS590655

Mapcode National: GBR 0LL.S7

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.MXM6

Entry Name: 4 Nelson Mandela Place

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376822

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33233

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

A N Paterson (Campbell Douglas and Paterson), 1908-10.
Edwardian Baroque. 5-storeys and attic, sunk basement, 3 x 5
main bays. Polished ashlar, channelled at ground floor. 1st
floor deep corbelled balustraded balcony broken at 1st bay
from E, Nelson Mandela Place; modillion cornice; balustraded
parapet with raised, corniced dies. Open pedimented,
keyblocked aedicule windows at angles in attic.
ELEVATION TO NELSON MANDELA PLACE: giant open segmentally
pedimented central doorpiece with lion mask corbels, plain
flanking lights. 1st and 2nd floor shallow canted central
tripartite bay flanked by vertically linked bipartite
windows; ground floor windows corniced with incised
architraves; 1st and 2nd in decorative architraves, 3rd floor
2-light, architraved windows with stone transomes; 4th floor
architraved single lights.
ELEVATION TO BUCHANAN STREET: repeats Nelson Mandela Place
window arrangement with central advanced 3-bay section
flanked by pilaster strips.
INTERIOR: finishes by Wylie and Lochhead with Guthrie Wells
and Scott Morton; plasterwork by George Bankart.

Statement of Interest

Built as The Liberal Club, became the Royal Academy of Music

and Dramatic Art (latter moved to new premises 1987).

Upgraded B to A 21.7.88.

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