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66-72 (EVEN NOS) JAMES WATT STREET (KNOWN AS 72 JAMES WATT STREET) (Ref:33070)

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 5841 6511.

Description

Probably J Stephen 1847-8. Tall classical warehouse, 4 storeys and full-height attic (added 1881) 9 bays. Ashlar, channelled to ground floor (ground floor raised on plinth). 3 centre bays shallow advanced, 4 Doric pilasters rise through 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors and support very deep entablature and pediment; centre (altered) square-headed entrance, 2 flanking arched and voussoired openings now filled with flat lintels. Original attic storey in frieze. Outer bays segmental headed windows in ground with voussoirs original attic windows set in panels, giant pilasters at outer angles. Later attic windows with architraves. Slate roof.

INTERIOR: fireproof jack-arch construction in basement, cast-iron with timber beams above.

Notes

Built for William Connala and Co, Storekeepers. Attic added for James C Alston (cost $3,500). Building demolished Spring 1995, facade retained.

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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