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5 Bridge Street and 15 Carlton Court, Cumbrae House

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8543 / 55°51'15"N

Longitude: -4.2577 / 4°15'27"W

OS Eastings: 258767

OS Northings: 664647

OS Grid: NS587646

Mapcode National: GBR 0KP.Z4

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.K3QW

Entry Name: 5 Bridge Street and 15 Carlton Court, Cumbrae House

Listing Date: 22 February 1996

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390732

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44041

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Southside Central

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Launcelot H Ross, 1937-8; restored by Houston Bryce Partnership, 1988. 3-storey and set back attic Art Deco office on corner site. Steel frame with concrete details by Considere Construction, large windows divided by piers; glazed tile cladding, cream tiles divided from black base course by pale blue band. 1st and 2nd floor windows united vertically with panelled metal fascia between. Canted panelled corner with corbelled tower supporting flagpole.

W (BRIDGE STREET) ELEVATION: symmetrical 5-bay. Entrance at centre with fascia stepping up over art Deco lettering CUMBRAE HOUSE.

S (CARLTON COURT) ELEVATION: shallow butterfly plan. Tall central stair tower with 3 narrow vertical glazing strips, flanked by 4-bay wing to W and 2-bay wing to E; latter with door and row of small windows at ground.

Modern plate glass windows at ground; metal multi-pane casements to upper floors.

INTERIOR: largely renewed modern office spaces.

Statement of Interest

Built as showrooms and offices for Cowden's Ideal Trading Stamp Company (Glasgow) Ltd.

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