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Latitude: 55.8651 / 55°51'54"N
Longitude: -4.2567 / 4°15'24"W
OS Eastings: 258870
OS Northings: 665850
OS Grid: NS588658
Mapcode National: GBR 0LK.58
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.LV63
Plus Code: 9C7QVP8V+28
Entry Name: Douglas Exchange, 226 Hope Street, Glasgow
Listing Name: 226-228 (Even Nos) Hope Street, and 55 Renfrew Street, Hope Street Post Office
Listing Date: 21 July 1988
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376451
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33060
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Colin Menzies, 1910. Baroque. 3-storeys and attic, 4 x 8 bays
later (1938) S section to Hope Street. Polished red ashlar,
steel framed. Polished granite ground floor, channelled angle
quoins to Renfield Street. Sash and case windows in
architraves, 6 and 15-pane glazing. casement windows with
glazing bars to ground floor.
ELEVATION TO HOPE STREET: ground floor cornice. 1st floor
windows keyblocked. segmentally pedimented, loading bay over
N entrance. 2nd floor windows keyblocked, corniced. Plain
frieze, modillion cornice. Lugged and shouldered attic
windows in corniced, solid die parapet.
ELEVATION TO RENFREW STREET: repeating Hope Street detailing.
Bays arranged 1-6-1, outerbays tripartite in upper floors;
segmentally pedimented doorpiece in E bay. Aprons to 2nd
floor windows. Broken segmental pediments over outer bays.
Wallhead stacks rising from pedimented piers.
Built as Douglas Exchange for the National Telephone Company. Public house now (1997) occupies southern part of Hope Street elevation.
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