15-23 (ODD NOS) LONDON ROAD AND 26 GALLOWGATE, MERCAT BUILDING (Ref:33851)
This building is in the Glasgow, City Of Council and the
It is a category A building and was listed on 15/12/1970.
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A Graham Henderson, built 1928-1933. Enormous gushet building, 6 floors, 4 storeys plus double attic. Steel-framed polished ashlar, black granite at ground with shops, contrasting stone-cleaned light-coloured stone above; small-paned metal-framed glazing. At gushet, a giant round-arched deep recess, Ionic-columned screen; some scultpured detail. (Alexander Proudfoot and Archibald Dawson, sculptors) Bays to flank are regular, deep window recesses, giant pilaster strips divide bays at 2nd/3rd floors (bronze panels between floors; main entablature above, full attic storey with metal balconies, slated mansard above.
Gomme and Walker, p315. Dean of Guild 1928/114, 9 March 1928, completed 2 June 1933. Additional information courtesy of Iain Paterson, City of Glasgow District Council.
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