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40-50 (Even Nos) Speirs Wharf

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8739 / 55°52'26"N

Longitude: -4.2577 / 4°15'27"W

OS Eastings: 258841

OS Northings: 666834

OS Grid: NS588668

Mapcode National: GBR 0KG.Z3

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.KMRB

Entry Name: 40-50 (Even Nos) Speirs Wharf

Listing Date: 15 January 1985

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377428

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33620

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Canal

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

1866 (dated). Former Port Dundas Sugar Refinery, all now (1991) converted for flats. 7-storey and basement 15-window late classic ashlar W frontage to canal, centre 3 and end pairs slightly advanced with channelled ground floors; (centre 3 pedimented, end pairs have raised parapets). Cill band courses 1st, 2nd and 5th floors, segment headed windows throughout (7th and 9th small bipartites) outer 1st floor windows and doorpieces of centrepieces corniced, centre windows at half levels. N-W angle splayed with built up recessed loading doors all levels. N gable 2/3 original stonework; 1/3 later brick deepening to Craighall Road which has cranked red and white brick rear, 4 divisions of 1-7 (with dormer at 4th)-4-5 bays with main cornice and parapet, base of chimney at NE angle, all set back from street behind 2 storey

frontal building arcaded at both levels also in red brick with white brick dressings, piended slated roofs. Lower floors jack arched on massive cast-iron columns, timber floors on cast-iron columns above.

Statement of Interest

Built for Murdoch and Dodrell.

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