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Fire Station, 52, 54, 56, 58 Allison Street, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8368 / 55°50'12"N

Longitude: -4.2672 / 4°16'1"W

OS Eastings: 258112

OS Northings: 662723

OS Grid: NS581627

Mapcode National: GBR 0JW.2D

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.FK78

Plus Code: 9C7QRPPM+P4

Entry Name: Fire Station, 52, 54, 56, 58 Allison Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 84 and 86 Craigie Street, 52 Allison Street (52 Allison Court) and 2-6 (Even Nos) Allison Place

Listing Date: 19 March 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377294

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33542

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Southside Central

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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A B MacDonald, city engineer, 1896-7 (1896 datestone) as police station facing east, into Craigie Street and fire station facing north into allison Street. They are both in plain Scots renaissance style, with eaves line broken by pediments/crow stepped gables; built of stugged and snecked ashlar with polished dressings; slate roofs. red brick corner range, linking above ranges (added probably late 1930's by Thomas Somers, city engineer), is not included in the listing.

To rear, low light-coloured brick ranges and fire practice tower 40' high by MacDonald all demolished circa 1990

POLICE STATION: has 2 long elevations ( the lesser to Allison PLace, ie south), 3-storeys, Craigie Street elevation roughly symmetrical, crowstepped 3-bay centre (inner door, flanking bays corbelled out above ground floor); 2 bays right, 4 bays to left, the terminal bays also crow-stepped. Single/mullioned windows, original glazing with small-paned upper sashes; painted city crest over main entrance.

FIRE STATION: is 4-storeyed, 4-bays, wide arched ground floor, openings. Converted circa 1990 to tenement, stone-cleaned, arches glazed, modern glazing above - otherwise original external appearance to front has been retained.

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Built by Robert Murdoch

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