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105-169 (Odd Nos) Bell Street

A Category A Listed Building in Calton, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8572 / 55°51'26"N

Longitude: -4.2407 / 4°14'26"W

OS Eastings: 259845

OS Northings: 664941

OS Grid: NS598649

Mapcode National: GBR 0PN.F2

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.T1TL

Entry Name: 105-169 (Odd Nos) Bell Street

Listing Date: 22 March 1977

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377845

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33814

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Calton

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Built 1882 for G and SW Railway (at cost of $100,000). Colossal 6-storey warehouse exceptionally long and shallow-curved on plan to line of street; rock-faced ashlar above rusticated ground floor, small windows mostly paired and small-paned. Stone-cleaned, and converted c.1989-90 to flats; arched wide openings at ground, cast-iron columns (18' high x 12" diameter) support cast-iron beams which carry concrete arches, an early example in Glasgow of the use of mass concrete.

Statement of Interest

Used latterly as Customs and Excise warehouse.

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