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Latitude: 55.8584 / 55°51'30"N
Longitude: -4.2555 / 4°15'19"W
OS Eastings: 258924
OS Northings: 665099
OS Grid: NS589650
Mapcode National: GBR 0LM.FP
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.L0SQ
Plus Code: 9C7QVP5V+9R
Entry Name: 144, 146 Argyle Street, Glasgow
Listing Name: 134-156 (Even Nos) Argyle Street, 2-6 (Even Nos) Mitchell Street and 3-7 (Odd Nos) Buchanan Street
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376192
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32948
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Tagged with: Building
Horatio K Bromhead, completed 1903. Free classical
warehouse. 6-storeys and canted angle turret. Modern
shops at ground. 13 x 5 bays and single corner bay.
Polished ashlar. Sash and case windows, some altered
to T-pane casements on cill band, graduated recessed
Giant order of Corinthian pilasters and semi-engaged
columns rising from 1st to 2nd floors and repeated
above at 3rd and 4th floors, sculpted panels between
floors. modillion cornice at 3rd and 5th floors;
continuous balustrade with panelled, corniced piers.
Corner section: canted bays, balcony at 1st floor,
independent circular balconies at 2nd stylised Venetian
windows with oculi above at 4th and 5th floors;
polygonal turret with balconies, consoled cornice,
balustrade, columned roof lantern.
ELEVATION TO ARGYLE STREET: bays arranged 3-1-3-1-3,
3-bay sections breaking forward; central doorway with
stooping Atlantes carrying curving 1st floor balcony;
independent balconies in 3-bay section of 2nd floor
above; pedimented with stepped balustrade and Venetians
as corner section at 4th and 5th floors.
ELEVATION TO BUCHANAN STREET: N 3-bay section as
outer bays to Argyle Street.
Formerly Campbell, Stewart and McDonalds.
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