2-28 (EVEN NOS) BOTHWELL STREET, 123 HOPE STREET (Ref:32983)
This building is in the Glasgow Council and the
It is a category A building and was listed on 24/07/1973.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NS 5873 6542.
Alexander Kirkland and John Bryce, 1849. 3-storey and basement commercial terrace block, formerly symmetrical with advanced
pavilions at centre and ends until western pavilion was
demolished. Heavily restored in parts. Ashlar arcaded
Corinthian ground floor with modern shops inserted. Bays
arranged 7-5-7 stepped on slope. 1st 5 bays from E with
advanced ground floor mutule cornice. All windows sash and
case in architraves; 1st floor windows corniced consoled in
outer bays. Plain eaves entablature, dentil band, modillion
cornice; sculpted lion heads; balustraded parapet with stone
piers breaking forward. Nos 2-18 have replica ground floor
ELEVATION TO HOPE STREET: 10 bays repeating arrangement of
outer bays in Bothwell Street.
The western pavilion was replaced by the National Commercial
Bank. Alterations to central 5-bay section H E Clifford 1892,
S.R. Archives, D of G, 1/1908.
Upgraded B to A 21.7.88
Glasgow Past and Present (2nd ed). B. Feb 16 1850
Gomme and Walker, 1968 p 111.
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