20, 26, 28 RENFIELD LANE AND ST VINCENT LANE, FORMER DAILY RECORD BUILDING (Ref:33099)
This building is in the Glasgow, City Of Council and the
It is a category A building and was listed on 15/12/1970.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NS 5879 6540.
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.
Howarth, MACKINTOSH 2nd ed 1977 pp.174-5. Doak (ed)
1977 No 720.
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