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187 George Street, Montrose House

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8608 / 55°51'38"N

Longitude: -4.2447 / 4°14'40"W

OS Eastings: 259606

OS Northings: 665342

OS Grid: NS596653

Mapcode National: GBR 0NL.MT

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.RYXF

Entry Name: 187 George Street, Montrose House

Listing Date: 4 September 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375565

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32707

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Stuart Sim, designed 1939, built post 2nd World War. Symmetrical, 7-storey and basement ashlar, clad steel framed office block. Rectangular elevations of 9-bays to George Street and Montrose Street. At angle recessed taller 4-window drum tower with vertical fins. Steps at angle to main entrance with good modern wrought-iron balustrade, metal-framed revolving doors, projecting concrete lintel.

Bipartite windows to drum and to end bays of each elevation, otherwise tripartite. All metal-framed casements. In drum tower, metal bands separate floors, ashlar to rest of building. Deep parapet over tower with 2 flag poles.

Rear elevation with curved glazed stair well at angle, near symmetrical flanking bays with horizontal metal glazing.

Statement of Interest

Information courtesy of Bill Jackson of Fountainbridge Telephone Exchange. Converted to hotel use 1999/2000 by Crerar & Partners, architects.

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