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71-79 (Odd Nos) Buchanan Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8597 / 55°51'34"N

Longitude: -4.2548 / 4°15'17"W

OS Eastings: 258968

OS Northings: 665241

OS Grid: NS589652

Mapcode National: GBR 0LM.K6

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.MZ39

Entry Name: 71-79 (Odd Nos) Buchanan Street

Listing Date: 21 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376314

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32995

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

James Thomson, 1880, with attic Baird and Thomson,
1887. 4-storey and attic commercial office building with
modern shops at ground floor. Free classical with Greek
detailing. 7 bays, arranged 2-3-2. Polished ashlar. Sash
and case windows in architraves.
1st floor shaped windows in lugged architraves with
linking Greek-key frieze, surmounted by anthemion:
dentil band and cornice; 2nd floor stylised anta
pilastrade; 3rd floor arched windows with egg and dart
archivolt, keyblocked in central 3 bays, framed by
Corinthian anta pilasters, clasping in outer bays of
central section, plain entablature, dentil band, coupled
modillion cornice.
Shaped, keyblocked dormers in outer bays; central bays
tall tripartite dormer surmounted by open pediment, main
cornice.
Detailing of main elevation continues in 1st 2 bays of N
return to Mitchell Lane breaking forward with dormer.

Statement of Interest

Built for John and Daniel MacDougall, glass merchants.

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