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Latitude: 55.8609 / 55°51'39"N
Longitude: -4.2583 / 4°15'29"W
OS Eastings: 258756
OS Northings: 665382
OS Grid: NS587653
Mapcode National: GBR 0KL.VS
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.KYGC
Plus Code: 9C7QVP6R+8M
Entry Name: Standard Life, 82, 84, 86, 88, 90, 92 Gordon Street, Glasgow
Listing Name: 82-92 (Even Nos) Gordon Street and 94-104 (Even Nos), Hope Street, Standard Buildings
Listing Date: 21 July 1988
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376410
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33035
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
James Thomson, 1889; top storeys by J B and W A Thomson, 1909. 5-storey and attic block of offices and shops, ground floor altered, free classical, 8 x 13 unequal bays. Polished red ashlar, channelled angles at E and SW. Sash and case windows, plate glass.
ELEVATION TO GORDON STREET: ground floor dentil cornice. Outer bays shallow canted at 1st floors, console corniced windows, segmental pediment over centre light at 1st floor, Ionic pilaster mullions above. Central bays, windows console corniced 1st floor architraved with cill
band above. Sculpted frieze and dentil band to 2nd floor cornice. 3rd and 4th linked with slender giant Corinthian columns, coupled in central bays, granite shafted in outer bays, pediment with sculpted tympanum to W, corniced to E. Dormers, shaped pediments with finials in E bay, pedimented wide dormer in centre, hipped pavilion roof with brattishing to W.
ELEVATION TO HOPE STREET: 1st 7 bays from similar to Gordon Street, 1st bay from S as Gordon Street E pavilion without canted lower floors. Central banded rusticated piers at roof level flanking sculpted crouching Atlas with globe. Steeply hipped roof with brattishing over 7th bay. Next 6 bays from S raised. Similar detailing. Segmentally
pedimented outer and central bays, canted bay 1st to 2nd floor in centre. Pilastered entries in outer and central bays, consoled at No 96 Hope Street, sculpted friezes. Tall elaborate sculpted central dormer with raised piers flanking pedimented panel, breaking through balustraded parapet. Hipped roof with altered dormers. Round-headed
dormer with finial in N bay. Slate roof.
Detailing continues 2 bays into Renfield Lane.
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