91-115 (ODD NOS) HOPE STREET, 2-14 (EVEN NOS) WATERLOO STREET AND 1-13 (ODD NOS) BOTHWELL STREET (Ref:33052)
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 5870 6536.
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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