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2-20 (Even Nos) Paisley Road West and Return Elevation to Govan Road

A Category B Listed Building in Govan, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8538 / 55°51'13"N

Longitude: -4.2796 / 4°16'46"W

OS Eastings: 257398

OS Northings: 664640

OS Grid: NS573646

Mapcode National: GBR 0FP.K9

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.74C7

Entry Name: 2-20 (Even Nos) Paisley Road West and Return Elevation to Govan Road

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377271

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33526

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Govan

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Bruce and Hay, circa 1885. 3-storey and attic 5-by 3-by 5-by
8-bay gusset ashlar Renaissance block. Ground floor altered.
3-bay frontage string course, broken pediment. Arched window
rises through 1st and 2nd floors flanked by bipartites with
scroll motifs on 1st floor. Main cornice, Central blind
dormer in Dutch Renaissance gable with 2 niches flanked by 2
tall slate-hung corner towers with consoled Dutch dormers.
Southern tower has pedimented intermediate detail, a wooden
bellcote and winged angel.
Govan Road elevation: 5 bays of large bipartites with
pilaster mullions on 1st and 2nd floors, banded masonry
dividing windows on 1st floor, paired pilasters on 2nd floor.
Cornice, parapet, slate roof and 2 tall pyramid roofs at
angles, 1 with dormer. Paisley Road West elevation similar
but has pediments with carved tympana over 1st floor and
dormers in both pyramid roofs. Rubble rear, 3-bays, with
paired and tripartite windows and 2 stacks.

Statement of Interest

Known as Park or Angel Buildings. Commercial. Marks an

ancient crossroads.

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