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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
Plus Code: 9C7QVQ64+84
Entry Name: Montrose House, 187 George Street, Glasgow
Listing Name: 187 George Street, Montrose House
Listing Date: 4 September 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 375565
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32707
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
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.
Information courtesy of Bill Jackson of Fountainbridge Telephone Exchange. Converted to hotel use 1999/2000 by Crerar & Partners, architects.
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