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63-69 (Odd Nos) Buchanan Street, Former Glasgow Herald Building

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8595 / 55°51'34"N

Longitude: -4.255 / 4°15'17"W

OS Eastings: 258960

OS Northings: 665224

OS Grid: NS589652

Mapcode National: GBR 0LM.J8

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.MZ1D

Entry Name: 63-69 (Odd Nos) Buchanan Street, Former Glasgow Herald Building

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376313

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32994

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

James Sellars (Campbell Douglas and Sellars), 1879.
4-storey and attic commercial building with modern ground
floor; 3 main bays with 2 narrow outer bays above.
Mezzanine with arched head of ground floor doorpiece
projecting into it and panels with putti in relief holding
newspaper; giant order of Corinthian columns rising
through 1st and 2nd floors with recessed central bay
flanked by fluted columns, outer main bays slightly
canted; 3rd floor narrow bays set back behind
balustrade with statuary; 3 square projecting window to
outer main bays with aediculed dormers above.

Statement of Interest

Site of open market 1830-37.

Alterations (1938) by Keppie Henderson for Mitchell

Street elevation see 60-76 Mitchell Street.

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