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52 Speirs Wharf, Wheatsheaf Building

A Category C Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8745 / 55°52'28"N

Longitude: -4.2573 / 4°15'26"W

OS Eastings: 258869

OS Northings: 666897

OS Grid: NS588668

Mapcode National: GBR 0LF.2W

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.KLYW

Entry Name: 52 Speirs Wharf, Wheatsheaf Building

Listing Date: 25 April 1997

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390806

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44112

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Canal

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

1866, converted by Windex, 1987. 5-storey warehouse with modern mansard attic, originally serving sugar refinery, now offices. Sandstone regularly squared and coursed to principal elevations, squared and snecked to rear. Segmental arches to windows and hoist doors, base course and eaves cornice.

S ELEVATION: 8-bay. Carriage door in bay to right of centre and lower pedestrian door to outer left, tall narrow windows in remaining bays at ground; regular fenestration above (smaller windows).

N ELEVATION: 3 regularly fenestrated bays to centre and right, blank to outer right, modern brick stair tower projecting to outer left.

W ELEVATION: 3-bay. Tall ?shop? windows spanning ground, regular fenestration above with glazed hoist doors to centre bays and platform to modern attic hoist door.

E ELEVATION: abutted by higher ground, 3-bay. Door to ground level (1st floor), hoist doors above in centre bay. Blank bay to left except blocked window to top floor, blocked windows to each floor of outer right bay.

Timber small-pane casement windows. Lead/zinc coping to blocking course. Grey slate attic with Velux lights. Setted forecourt. Iron railings bounding complex to S and E.

INTERIOR: not seen 1996.

Statement of Interest

Part of the wider re-development of Speirs Wharf.

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