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307-335 (Odd Nos) Hope Street and 91, Cowcaddens Street, Mcconnel's Building

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8666 / 55°51'59"N

Longitude: -4.2568 / 4°15'24"W

OS Eastings: 258868

OS Northings: 666014

OS Grid: NS588660

Mapcode National: GBR 0LJ.5Q

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.LS4Z

Entry Name: 307-335 (Odd Nos) Hope Street and 91, Cowcaddens Street, Mcconnel's Building

Listing Date: 22 March 1977

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376445

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33055

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

John Keppie of Honeyman, Keppie and Mackintosh, 1906 for
Glasgow City Improvement Trust. Long 4-storey tenement with
altered shops at ground floor. Astylar with Art Nouveau
detailing. Red ashlar. Staircase in outer bays giving access
to open rear access balconies with metal handrails. 3
repeating sections with flanking splayed bays set in
pilastered recesses under stylised segmental pediments; 2
single-light bays with City of Glasgow coat of arms, dated
1907, to centre of each section. Stacks flanked by convex
parapets with metal handrails; Open pediments and keyblocks
to entrances. Grilled openings coupled in giant recesses with
swags over. Keyblocked, arched upper windows in rectangular
surrounds and gablets rising through balustrades. Modillion
cornice to shops with glazed fanlights. Ground floor
treatment repeated in Cowcaddens Street. Corner with circular
tower wth slated dome; moulded cornice with cartouches. 1 bay
of paired lights under stylised segmental pediment links
stair tower to corner turret on Hope Street; 3 bays to
Cowcaddens Street with end pedimented bay.

Statement of Interest

Probably designed by John Keppie.

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