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Police Office And Barracks, 78 Nicholson Street, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8528 / 55°51'9"N

Longitude: -4.2554 / 4°15'19"W

OS Eastings: 258907

OS Northings: 664474

OS Grid: NS589644

Mapcode National: GBR 0LP.GP

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.L5T1

Plus Code: 9C7QVP3V+4R

Entry Name: Police Office And Barracks, 78 Nicholson Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 71 Oxford Street, 78 Nicholson Street and 3, 15 Oxford Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377262

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33522

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Southside Central

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Police station

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A B MacDonald 1892, completed 1895. 2-storey 13-bay classical
front to Police Office and Barracks. Ashlar. 5-bay centre
block channelled on ground floor with arched and voussoired
windows and central entrance under blindfolded Justice.
Sculptured frieze below 1st floor windows and sculptured
panels between them fronting courtroom with high panelled
ceiling. Centre armorial wallhead panel "Semper Vigilo".
Lower wings 4 bays each with shallow advanced end bays,
latter channelled at ground floor, rusticated quoins above
and a panel with sword and fasces. Nicholson Street
elevation: 2-storey 3-bay end to court room block, aedicule
with balustrade and dated shield. Adjoining 3-storey 11-bay
block, ground floor channelled, 5 central bays have keystones
on ground floor and lintels on 1st.
Oxford Lane: arched doorways at end of front block. Brick
cell block, 7 bays. Slate roof, ashlar stacks and pointed

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