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- Category: A
- Date Added: 15/12/1970
- Local Authority: Glasgow
- Planning Authority: Glasgow
- Burgh: Glasgow
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NS 59190 65178
- Coordinates: 259190, 665178
J Burnet Sen, 1854 with alterations by J Burnet and Son, 1900 and 1901. Free Italian Renaissance, 4-storey, 10-bay warehouse. Ashlar-built. Altered at ground floor. Symmetrical facade above with paired central bays; arched heads with sculptured tympana and decorative cast-iron balcony between ball-finialled dies to 1st floor central pair of windows. 2 flanking bays in 2nd floor emphasised. Architraved and corniced windows, boldly bracketted at 1st floor; 3rd floor with 6 central bays arcaded (9 arches). Entablature with segmentally coped stacks above.
Plate-glass glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Top-lit well inside, with slim colonnades and balconies with projecting shelves (original for display and checking of fabric).
Statement of Special Interest
Built as Clapperton's Warehouse, passing later to Arthur and Co, clothing manufacturers.
Gomme and Walker 1987, fig.84. Information by courtesy of Buildings of Scotland Research Unit. Dean of Guild references for alterations: 1/7835 (June 1900) and 1/7902 (August 1900), also Worsdall Collection A184 (1901).
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