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177 Trongate, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8573 / 55°51'26"N

Longitude: -4.249 / 4°14'56"W

OS Eastings: 259328

OS Northings: 664966

OS Grid: NS593649

Mapcode National: GBR 0MN.R2

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.P1WK

Plus Code: 9C7QVQ42+WC

Entry Name: 177 Trongate, Glasgow

Listing Name: 173-187 (Odd Nos) Trongate and 17-43 (Odd Nos) Stockwell Street and 118-122 (Even Nos) Osborne Street

Listing Date: 22 March 1977

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375687

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32779

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Frank Burnet and Boston architects, 1923-1929. Warehouses and shops occupying large corner site, 5-storey with sunken basement, 9-bay elevation to Trongate, canted bay across angle to Stockwell Street. 21-bay elevation to Stockwell Street arranged 8-8-5; 6-bay angled elevation to Osborne Street. Polished pink granite ground, otherwise walling red polished sandstone, channelled to 1st. Steel frame with

reinforced concrete floors, metal framed windows, flat roof.

All elevations similarly detailed, that to Osborne Street plainer. To 2nd, 3rd and 4th windows flanked by giant pilasters, these support deep cornice over 4th with cast-iron balconies to 5th. All windows metal- framed tripartites with small-pane (usually 15-pane) glazing. Parapet over 5th, stepped up at end bays. Canted angle bay with attic storey and octagonal copper dome.

Main entrance to Trongate (No 177) at centre. Entrance bay recessed and narrower, central granite doorway with decorative consoles supporting seated statues flanking festooned oculus. Osborne Street elevation similarly detailed but plainer without the giant order pilasters.

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