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199-221 (Odd Nos) Albert Drive, Tower Buildings

A Category B Listed Building in Pollokshields, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8421 / 55°50'31"N

Longitude: -4.2732 / 4°16'23"W

OS Eastings: 257752

OS Northings: 663321

OS Grid: NS577633

Mapcode National: GBR 0GT.VJ

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.BFC7

Entry Name: 199-221 (Odd Nos) Albert Drive, Tower Buildings

Listing Date: 26 February 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376995

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33369

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Pollokshields

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Late 19th/early 20th century. 3-storey tenement with 2
short return elevations, shops at ground, free-style
renaissance ornament above; stone-cleaned polished
ashlar, blocked architraves at 1st floor with shaped
window heads. Composed of 2 ranges, symmetrical in
design but stepped to slope; above ground floor, bays
have either bipartites or shallow canted windows (all
plate glass sashes), recessed canted corner bays, that
to Kenmure Street (ie E) retains polygonal steep-pitched
and slated roof (that range all still slated; westmost
range has modern roof); stacks at wall-head and also set
below apices.

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