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186, 188 Argyle Street, the Grant Arms

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8586 / 55°51'31"N

Longitude: -4.2574 / 4°15'26"W

OS Eastings: 258806

OS Northings: 665129

OS Grid: NS588651

Mapcode National: GBR 0LM.1L

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.K0WJ

Entry Name: 186, 188 Argyle Street, the Grant Arms

Listing Date: 21 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376196

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32950

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

J H Craigie (Clarke and Bell), 1908. Art Nouveau
remodelling of early 19th century tenement. 4-storey and
attic, 3-bay tenement with altered public house at
ground floor. Rendered stone with applied timber
dressings. 1st and 2nd floors: canted bays with
decorative glazing bars, 8 panes upper sash, 2 panes
lower; divided by continuous solid balcony on scrolled
consoles with ball finials. Bold 2nd floor cornice;
individual solid balconies linked by string courses,
with elaborately carved crests to 3rd floor. 4-light
windows with timber mullions and transomes and moulded
lintels to 3rd floor. 3rd floor and attic bays arranged
2-1; bold cornices at 3rd floor; segmental and
triangular pedimented, 3-light dormers and curvilinear
pierced, swept parapet in attic. Corniced wallhead
stack.

Statement of Interest

Drawings signed "Clarke and Bell". Simplified at top after fire.

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