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106, 108, 110 Hope Street (Known As 108)

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8612 / 55°51'40"N

Longitude: -4.2582 / 4°15'29"W

OS Eastings: 258761

OS Northings: 665414

OS Grid: NS587654

Mapcode National: GBR 0KL.WP

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.KYH4

Entry Name: 106, 108, 110 Hope Street (Known As 108)

Listing Date: 15 December 1979

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376446

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33056

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

W Forrest Salmon (Salmon and Son), 1894 assisted by J Gaff
Gillespie and James Salmon, sculpture by W Ferris. 5-storey
gable fronted Dutch, Renaissance commercial building in
mid-block with service lane to N and S. 4 storeys and attic,
gable end to street; 2-light glazed tall colonnade at ground
floor with round-arched windows flanked by doors with
sculpted roundels over in 1st floor; oriel to centre of 1st
floor giant order of stylised semi-engaged Corinthian columns
at angles and flanking 2 centre windows. Stone mullioned and
transomed windows. 3rd floor sculpted apron panels and
4-centred heads; taller window above, mullioned and transomed
(9 lights). Elaborately shaped gable with apex figure
sculpture. 4 return bays to Renfield Lane with similar
detailing and tall corniced wallhead stack.

Statement of Interest

Former Woolwich Equitable Building, but built for Scottish

Temperance League. Ascribed to Gaff Gillespie in his

obituary. Linked to listing at Nos 24-28 Renfield Lane.

Upgraded B to A 21.7.88

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