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347-353 (ODD NOS) RENFREW STREET, ALBANY MANSIONSLB33108

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
15/12/1970
Local Authority
Glasgow
Planning Authority
Glasgow
Burgh
Glasgow
NGR
NS 58049 66065
Coordinates
258049, 666065

Description

J J Burnet (Burnet, Son and Campbell), circa 1896.

Renaissance tenement. Polished red ashlar. 4-storeys and

attic, 7 unequal bays.

Nos 347 and 353: recessed doorways with cast-iron porch

grilles. All 3 doors leaded glass and fanlights. Sash and

case windows with 2-pane or circular glazing bars in

upper pane. 1st and 4th, bays canted and rising full-

height segmentally pedimented, applied aedicules at 2nd

floor with independent balustraded balconies; connected

by balustraded balcony at 1st floor and wrought-iron

balcony at 2nd; 7th bay canted to 2nd floor with balcony

over; cill bands to each floor in canted bays; eaves

mutule cornice, parapet over canted bays.

3-bay western section: skewed gable with small attic

window with sculpted, broken pediment and corniced

wallhead stack, slate roof. Corniced wallhead and axial

stacks.

Boundary piers with wrought-iron railings.

Statement of Special Interest

Linked in design to Charing Cross Mansions and Albany

Chambers.

A N Low (artist lived at No 351 possibly in top floor

with studio.)

References

Bibliography

Gomme and Walker, 1968 p 294. S R Archives D of G 1/5134

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