122-136 (EVEN NOS) UNION STREET AND 41-55 (ODD NOS) GORDON STREET AND UNION PLACE, CA D'ORO BUILDING (Ref:33209)
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 5886 6531.
John Honeyman, 1872. 4-storey Venetian Renaissance warehouse building on corner site with later attic and modern shops at ground floor; 5 x 4 bays, (further 2 bays to Union Street added in 1988). Polished ashlar vermiculated bands to ground floor piers, cast-iron for upper floors. Leaded glass throughout. Entrance at No 122 Union Street; 1st floor arched windows with incised archivolts and decorative glazing bars, springing from ground floor piers with triglyph friezes; richly sculpted spandrels; dentil cornice. 2nd floor
incised cill band; giant order of slim colonnettes with arches and circular lights above broken into bays by pilasters surmounted by sculpted consoles and urns; frieze between 2nd and 3rd floors. Main entablature, incised projecting rosette frieze; arching projecting cornice 1 bay return to E in Gordon Street repeating main elevation
Attic added by J G Gillespie, 1925-26 removed 1987. Fire 1987 gutted interior. Outer two bays to Union Street added in 1988. Built as F and J Smith's furniture warehouse. Upgraded B to A 21.7.88.
Honeyman's Office Books. Gomme and Walker 1968, pp 156-7, 289. Howarth, Mackintosh (illustration). Doak (ed) 1977 No 47. Additional information from Iain Paterson, Glasgow City Council.
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