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R F And J Alexander's Cotton Spinning Mill, 100 Duke Street, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8594 / 55°51'33"N

Longitude: -4.234 / 4°14'2"W

OS Eastings: 260269

OS Northings: 665173

OS Grid: NS602651

Mapcode National: GBR 0QM.S9

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.XZYG

Plus Code: 9C7QVQ58+Q9

Entry Name: R F And J Alexander's Cotton Spinning Mill, 100 Duke Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 100 Duke Street, 1 and 3 Duke Wynd, Former Great Eastern Hotel

Listing Date: 16 March 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377869

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33828

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Calton

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Charles Wilson, 1848, as R F and J Alexander's Cotton Spinning Mill; subsequently converted, and opened 1909 as hotel for working men, with roller skating rink 200' long and laid with maple floor. Neil C Duff, architect. Original building plain Italian renaissance. Fireproof construction, with jack-arches, brick on lower floors, concrete on corrugated arched plates to upper floors. Massive symmetrical block, 6 storeys above sunken basement including (additional) attic storey (also to design of Duff) above main cornice; massive symmetrical front with shallow advanced 3-bay ends; emphasis at centre and neo-baroque doorcase by Duff. Painted ashlar with rusticated quoins and dressings to - mostly basket- arched - ground floor openings; minimal decoration above ground. Roof concealed from street.

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Converted to flats with additional residential properties within the grounds 2009.

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