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65-73 (ODD NOS) JAMES WATT STREET (KNOWN AS 69 JAMES WATT STREET), ATLANTIC APARTMENTS (Ref:33068)

This building is in the Glasgow, City Of Council and the Glasgow Burgh. It is a category A building and was listed on 15/12/1970.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NS 5836 6512.

Description

Circa 1855. Tall classical U-plan warehouse, 5 storeys over raised basement, 13 bays arranged 1-4-3-4-1. Ashlar frontage wide band over plinth, channelled ground floor. End and 3 centre bays with giant Roman Doric pilasters, at centre supporting pediment enclosing barrel, anchor and packing case, with crowning giant anthemion. Central semi-circular headed voussoired and keystoned entrance with boarded and iron-banded 2-leaf door and wicket. All windows with cills and plain arrises. Entablature, block pediments to end bays. Symmetrical rear (U-plan) elevation. INTERIOR: timber beams and floors supported on cast-iron columns, later with pairs of ribs for the sub-division of the store. Converted to flatted accommodation, now known as Altlantic Apartments.

Notes

Built for Harvie and McGavin. 1901 survey drawings by HE Clifford for George Sheriff, drawings in Frank Worsdall Collection in Glasgow City Archives, Ref B102 (February 1997).

References

J Hume, 1974 p 232 Gomme and Walker 1968 p 291. Additional information courtesy of Iain Paterson, Glasgow City Council.

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