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Tourist Office, 11 George Square, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8606 / 55°51'38"N

Longitude: -4.2511 / 4°15'3"W

OS Eastings: 259207

OS Northings: 665340

OS Grid: NS592653

Mapcode National: GBR 0ML.BW

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.NYWK

Plus Code: 9C7QVP6X+7H

Entry Name: Tourist Office, 11 George Square, Glasgow

Listing Name: 11 George Square, Monteith House

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375545

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32687

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Probably John Burnet, circa 1863. 3-storey and basement, 7-bay Italian Renaissance-style office building. Painted ashlar, channelled at ground and less deeply at 1st floor; dentil cornice to 1st and 2nd floor, modillioned eaves cornice. Original corniced doorway to outer left, with Ionic channelled pilasters flanking and guilloche ornament to frieze. Architraved windows at 1st and 2nd floor, with paterae in frieze above the former and carved flora above latter windows; Corinthian pilasters dividing bays of 2nd floor.

Plate glass sash and case windows.

Statement of Interest

Redeveloped behind retained facade (completed 1996) with alterations to basement and ground floor, including formation of new doorway to right to match original, and addition of 2 attic storeys.

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