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50 Argyle Street with 3 Miller Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.858 / 55°51'28"N

Longitude: -4.2516 / 4°15'5"W

OS Eastings: 259164

OS Northings: 665050

OS Grid: NS591650

Mapcode National: GBR 0MM.6T

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.N1M0

Entry Name: 50 Argyle Street with 3 Miller Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375394

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32611

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

J A Campbell, 1905. 8-storey office building of American
derivation, on corner site. Red sandstone ashlar street
elevations, brick side and rear; polished granite at
ground, with unusually carved capitals. Combination of
Mannerist and Glasgow Style details.
ARGYLE STREET: channelled quoins at ground and 1st floor,
and mullions at 1st floor; cartouches between 1st floor
bays at bases of giant pilaster strips with consoled
plinths, narrow giant pilaster strips divide central 3
windows. Canted outer oriels at 2nd to 5th floor,
corbelled at base, segmental aedicules to central 5th floor
lights and bridges by 6th floor balcony parapet. 6th and
7th floors with plain tripartite windows: centre bay raised
in blocking course.
MILLER STREET: doorway in bay right of centre, with
keystone and consoled balcony above. Outer right bay at
ground altered to doorway with swagged, strapworked
cartouche above. 4 bipartite bays 1st to 7th floors,
stepped for stair well in right bays; dividing cornice at
6th floor cill; mannered aedicule between 5th and 6th
floors of stair bay, with single windows above.
Wide, projecting brick bay at N (rear).

Statement of Interest

Ground floor formerly Bank of Scotland. Built for the Trustees of Mrs Mary Goodson.

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