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Latitude: 55.8744 / 55°52'27"N
Longitude: -4.2611 / 4°15'40"W
OS Eastings: 258628
OS Northings: 666896
OS Grid: NS586668
Mapcode National: GBR 0KF.9X
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.JL3Y
Entry Name: 2-14 (Even Nos) Possil Road and Farnell Street, Tower Buildings
Listing Date: 6 April 1992
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377748
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33776
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Hillhead
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
1875. 4-storey, 5 x 11-bay with 3-bay canted angle warehouse building. Ashlar, modern tiled roof. Shops at ground. 1st and 2nd floors linked under giant segmentally arched arcade; 1st floor bipartites with flattended ogee hoodmould, 2nd floor with shallow pointed heads. Cill course below arched 3rd floor bipartites. Corbel table at cornice.
Corner tower with door at base, similarly detailed windows to each floor. Facetted roof with modest iron brattishing.
Built for James Allen, inonfounder ($6,000).
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