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24 George Square, Glasgow

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8613 / 55°51'40"N

Longitude: -4.2518 / 4°15'6"W

OS Eastings: 259164

OS Northings: 665421

OS Grid: NS591654

Mapcode National: GBR 0ML.5M

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.NYJ0

Plus Code: 9C7QVP6X+G7

Entry Name: 24 George Square, Glasgow

Listing Name: 24 George Square and 12-16 (Even Nos) Anchor Lane

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375546

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32688

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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James Sellars, 1874. 3-storey, mezzanine and basement
5-bay office building, with attic storey added later.
Cream ashlar sandstone; vermiculated channelling
alternating with ashlar bands at ground, and to quoins,
cornice above ground floor; guilloche cill course at 2nd
floor; decorative eaves brackets, grouped in 3s and 4s,
to original mutuled main cornice. Round-arched entrance
with masqued keystone moulded architrave and guilloche
frieze; decorative wrought-iron 2-leaf gates and overthrow,
and window guards to ground floor bipartite windows;
swagged panels above bipartites, with mezzanine storey above.
Aediculed windows at 1st floor each with balustraded balcony
and segmental shell pediments; architraved 2nd floor and attic
windows. Pilasters on panelled dies dividing attic windows
modillioned cornice. Rear to Anchor Lane.
Plate glass glazing pattern, with some top-hopper windows.

Statement of Interest

Forms the central of three blocks closing George Square to

W, in a style begun by J T Rochead in 1869 in his design for

2 St Vincent Place, and completed in J Burnet's Merchant's

House to N, in a continuous Italian Palazzo style (both

listed separately).

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