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Local Authority
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NS 58788 65411
258788, 665411


C R Mackintosh (Honeyman and Keppie), 1900-01. Art Nouveau.

3-storey and 5-storey and attic commercial building.

Glazed brick and ashlar dressings. 8 bays to Renfield Lane:

elliptically headed, arched ground floor loading bays with

timber mullioned glazing and glazed brick aprons. 4

eastmost bays plain on upper floors. Ground floor plain

blue brick frieze; vestigial cornice.

4-BAY WESTERN SECTION: stylised, keyblocked entry in 2nd

bay from E, shallow canted bay above rising through full

main height; canted bays above 3rd floor. All windows

imitation sash and case horizontally pivoting, mainly

with geometric glazing bars and tapering pilaster mullions,

eaves cornice; decorative pattern of advanced header

bricks through full-height; 3 ashlar dormers with sculpted

heads; architraved, sculpted taller light above E bay;

single eastern return bowed bay with single light with

ashlar surround and blocked head with low relief sculpture.

ELEVATION TO ST VINCENT LANE: 4 bays of sash and case

windows; cill band at 1st floor, cills at upper floors;

tapering pilaster mullions: stepped brick cornice; steeply

splayed plinth.

Statement of Special Interest

Unusual windows.



Howarth, MACKINTOSH 2nd ed 1977 pp.174-5. Doak (ed)

1977 No 720.

About Listed Buildings

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We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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