2-28 (EVEN NOS) BOTHWELL STREET, 123 HOPE STREET (Ref:32983)
This building is in the Glasgow, City Of 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 5869 6543.
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 frontages. 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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