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Glasgow Liberal Club, 2 Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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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

Plus Code: 9C7QVP6W+WG

Entry Name: Glasgow Liberal Club, 2 Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow

Listing 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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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.
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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