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Latitude: 55.8606 / 55°51'38"N
Longitude: -4.2594 / 4°15'33"W
OS Eastings: 258687
OS Northings: 665355
OS Grid: NS586653
Mapcode National: GBR 0KL.NW
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.JYYK
Entry Name: 91-115 (Odd Nos) Hope Street, 2-14 (Even Nos) Waterloo Street and 1-13 (Odd Nos) Bothwell Street
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376435
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33052
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Peddie and Kinnear (Edinburgh), 1876-77. Large block of
commercial chambers (built as hotel). 2nd Empire with
Greek details. 6 and 8 storeys including double attic in
mansard. Curved 3-bay angle sections at Waterloo and
Bothwell Street. 23 bays to Hope Street arranged
5-3-7-3-5. Ashlar. Modern shops at ground floor. 1st
floor squat pilasters to part of elevation; entablature
above supports giant Greek Corinthian order in 3 advanced
bays to Hope Street; stylised Corinthian anta order to
all other bays through 2nd and 3rd floors; 2nd floor
windows balustraded, aprons to 3rd. Squat pilastrade to
4th floor with bipartite windows. Main consoled cornice
with panels over 4th. Pilastered and wallhead dormers to
1st attic, bipartite centrally over advanced bays, round
arched dormers to 2nd attic, taller mansard over advanced
bays. Slated mansards. Tall corniced batteries of stacks.
Detailing continues 4 bays into Waterloo Lane at rear N
and S return.
Early elevator building. Because of the slope in the
ground a mezzanine/1st floor is included in part of
elevation. In the description the 2nd storey is
immediately over the 1st entablature.
Upgraded B to A 21.7.88
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