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Tower Buildings, 2 Possil Road, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8743 / 55°52'27"N

Longitude: -4.2612 / 4°15'40"W

OS Eastings: 258626

OS Northings: 666885

OS Grid: NS586668

Mapcode National: GBR 0KF.9Y

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.JM30

Plus Code: 9C7QVPFQ+PG

Entry Name: Tower Buildings, 2 Possil Road, Glasgow

Listing Name: 2-14 (Even Nos) Possil Road and Farnell Street, Tower Buildings

Listing Date: 6 April 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377749

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33776

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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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.

Statement of Interest

Built for James Allen, inonfounder ($6,000).

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