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235-245 (Odd Nos) Buchanan Street, the George Hotel

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8638 / 55°51'49"N

Longitude: -4.2533 / 4°15'12"W

OS Eastings: 259077

OS Northings: 665698

OS Grid: NS590656

Mapcode National: GBR 0LK.WQ

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.MWT3

Entry Name: 235-245 (Odd Nos) Buchanan Street, the George Hotel

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376324

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33005

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Neil Duff, 1907. Free classical. 4 storeys and attic. 3 main tripartite bays arranged 1-1-1 with central recessed, bowed bay. Ashlar, channelled at 1st floor.

Roman Ionic pilastraded ground floor, central entrance, columned doorpiece, broken segmental pediment, later canopy. Carved timber frieze and pediment in entrance to left flanked by timber anta columns.

1st floor windows upper leaded T-pane lights, with pilaster mullions; 1st floor cornice. 2nd floor cill band; anta mullioned, segmentally pedimented outer bays, 3 central segmentally pedimented windows. Bracketted cill band to 3rd floor windows.

Plain frieze, dentil band, pierced parapet. Architraved, pedimented dormers, 1 in outer bays, 2 in centre. Pavilion slate roofs over outer bays, semi-circular hipped roof over centre. End and central stacks.

Interior: includes elliptically arcaded vestibule screen.

Corniced coffered entrance hall.

Statement of Interest

Commercial development behind retained facade (1999).

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