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91 Buchanan Street

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8599 / 55°51'35"N

Longitude: -4.2547 / 4°15'16"W

OS Eastings: 258977

OS Northings: 665269

OS Grid: NS589652

Mapcode National: GBR 0LM.L3

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.MZ42

Entry Name: 91 Buchanan Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376317

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32998

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Sir George Washington Browne (Edinburgh) 1896. Flemish gable-fronted commercial building with Francois Ier. detailing. Banded red and white sandstone. 3 storeys and attic with 2 window, elaborately decorated and scroll pedimented, asymmetrical, cantilevered bay on left over original entrance; to right large round-arched ground floor window (now door), cantilevered balcony above with wrought-iron balustrade; 5-light stone mullioned and transomed window above with alternate shaped and sculpted segmental heads. 5 lights at 2nd floor with serpentine heads. Shaped gable with scrolled details and obelisk finials and acroterion, narrow lights arranged 2-1-2, applied pilasters, bas relief sculpture. Corniced end stacks.

Statement of Interest

Interiors by C R Mackintosh and George Walton (now destroyed) for Mrs Cranston's Tea Room, now Clydesdale Bank (1987).

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