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74 York Street and 55-61 (Odd Nos) Robertson Lane

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8583 / 55°51'29"N

Longitude: -4.2623 / 4°15'44"W

OS Eastings: 258498

OS Northings: 665103

OS Grid: NS584651

Mapcode National: GBR 0KM.2Q

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.H0KS

Entry Name: 74 York Street and 55-61 (Odd Nos) Robertson Lane

Listing Date: 10 February 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376890

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33284

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Neil C Duff, dated 1901. Tall 7-storey, 3-bay commercial building with Free Renaissance detail. Red brick with red sandstone ashlar front elevation, iron-framed with steel beams. Centre door with pilastered doorpiece, open segmental pediment filled with low relief sculpture; segmental doorhead with mask keystone. 2 large flanking windows, outer pilasters supporting lions. 1st-3rd floor outer bays canted and framed by pilasters, (centre bay with 2-light central window), carved decoration between storeys, curvaceous pediment with sculpture over centre lights of centre bay, semi-circular window above and 4-lights in 5th floor. 4th and 5th floors outer bays flanked by Corinthian engaged columns, windows in both floors linked in semi-circular arched panel. Main cornice over 5th; 6th floor windows, arranged 3-4-3 with dividing columns and giant consoles between bays, pediment over centre, cornice and parapet to outer bays. Tall brick rear elevation to Robertson Lane with shallow canted windows in outer bays.

Statement of Interest

Built for George Miller. First occupied by the Carsewell Fishing Gut Company. Cost $18,000. Converted to housing with ground floor retail units and two additional storeys, 2003.

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