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This building is in the Glasgow 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 5868 6534.


Peddie and Kinnear (Edinburgh), 1876-77. Large block of

commercial chambers (built as hotel). 2nd Empire with

Greek details. 6 and 8 storeys including double attic in

mansard. Curved 3-bay angle sections at Waterloo and

Bothwell Street. 23 bays to Hope Street arranged

5-3-7-3-5. Ashlar. Modern shops at ground floor. 1st

floor squat pilasters to part of elevation; entablature

above supports giant Greek Corinthian order in 3 advanced

bays to Hope Street; stylised Corinthian anta order to

all other bays through 2nd and 3rd floors; 2nd floor

windows balustraded, aprons to 3rd. Squat pilastrade to

4th floor with bipartite windows. Main consoled cornice

with panels over 4th. Pilastered and wallhead dormers to

1st attic, bipartite centrally over advanced bays, round

arched dormers to 2nd attic, taller mansard over advanced

bays. Slated mansards. Tall corniced batteries of stacks.

Detailing continues 4 bays into Waterloo Lane at rear N

and S return.


Early elevator building. Because of the slope in the ground a mezzanine/1st floor is included in part of elevation. In the description the 2nd storey is immediately over the 1st entablature. Upgraded B to A 21.7.88


BN June 8, 1877.

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