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137 Trongate

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8571 / 55°51'25"N

Longitude: -4.2477 / 4°14'51"W

OS Eastings: 259405

OS Northings: 664937

OS Grid: NS594649

Mapcode National: GBR 0NN.04

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.Q1GQ

Entry Name: 137 Trongate

Listing Date: 4 September 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375681

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32775

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

James Sellars, architect, 1885. 4-storey 3-bay Free
Renaissance warehouse. Polished red ashlar. Ground
floor with unfortunate modern shopfront.
Banded masonry to 1st, wide central tripartite,
shallow-bowed oriel, polished red granite Ionic columns
flank central light. Oriel flanked by single lights. 2nd
has central 3-light canted window, all bays flanked by
pilasters and with pilastered reveals. Galleried 3rd
floor with windows grouped 2-3-2 with engaged pillars
between bays linking columned arcade. 1st floor windows
sash and case with plate-glass glazing, 2-pane casements
to 2nd and 3rd. Cornices over each floor, to 1st
delicate festoon frieze. Eaves cornice and delicate and
fine wrought-iron balustrade to parapet. Die pedestals
flank balustrade, corniced end stacks, slate roofs.

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