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106, 108, 110 HOPE STREET (KNOWN AS 108) (Ref:33056)

This building is in the Glasgow, City Of Council and the Glasgow Burgh. It is a category A building and was listed on 15/12/1979.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NS 5876 6541.

Description

W Forrest Salmon (Salmon and Son), 1894 assisted by J Gaff

Gillespie and James Salmon, sculpture by W Ferris. 5-storey

gable fronted Dutch, Renaissance commercial building in

mid-block with service lane to N and S. 4 storeys and attic,

gable end to street; 2-light glazed tall colonnade at ground

floor with round-arched windows flanked by doors with

sculpted roundels over in 1st floor; oriel to centre of 1st

floor giant order of stylised semi-engaged Corinthian columns

at angles and flanking 2 centre windows. Stone mullioned and

transomed windows. 3rd floor sculpted apron panels and

4-centred heads; taller window above, mullioned and transomed

(9 lights). Elaborately shaped gable with apex figure

sculpture. 4 return bays to Renfield Lane with similar

detailing and tall corniced wallhead stack.

Notes

Former Woolwich Equitable Building, but built for Scottish Temperance League. Ascribed to Gaff Gillespie in his obituary. Linked to listing at Nos 24-28 Renfield Lane. Upgraded B to A 21.7.88

References

Information by courtesy of Buildings of Scotland Research Unit; Doak (ed) 1977 No 120; Gomme and Walker, 1968 pp 220, 222, 290.

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