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63-77 (Odd Nos) Nelson Mandela Place, West George Street with 153-159 (Odd Nos) Buchanan Street, Former Glasgow Stock Exchange

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8617 / 55°51'42"N

Longitude: -4.2545 / 4°15'16"W

OS Eastings: 258998

OS Northings: 665469

OS Grid: NS589654

Mapcode National: GBR 0LL.MG

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.MX8Q

Entry Name: 63-77 (Odd Nos) Nelson Mandela Place, West George Street with 153-159 (Odd Nos) Buchanan Street, Former Glasgow Stock Exchange

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376502

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33089

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

John Burnet 1875-7; Sir J J Burnet western addition 1894-8 and 1904, re-cast behind the facade. 3 and 4-storey commercial building with modern shops at ground floor. Venetian Gothic. 4 x 9 bays, original block 4 x 5 bays, 4-bay W addition arranged 3-1. Polished ashlar with deep geometric 1st floor frieze.

Corner 4 x 5 bay E block arranged 1-3 and 4-1: boldly arcaded ground and 1st floor with stylised columns and corner pilasters, sculpted roundels in spandrels, bipartite windows in tympana; 2nd floor continuous fenestration behind arcade with sculpted colonnettes, panels in blank frieze above, figure sculpture to N and E at NE corner; advanced entrance bays to W and S, corbel arched balcony with sculpted figure stops at SE entrance, single column supporting corbelled table at NW. Continuous elaborately bracketted cornice; parapet, pierced before windows, 3 bipartite, arched dormers with finials to Buchanan Street, 1 to Nelson Mandela Place, larger dormers with balconies in front over entrance bays, coped gable with finial, 2 bipartite windows with circular window over to NE bay.

Slate roofs of varying heights and pitch.

W BAYS TO NELSON MANDELA PLACE: tall arcade in 1st 3 E bays with slim colonnettes rising through 1st and 2nd floor, geometric frieze, bracketted cornice. 3 window single W outer bay, arcaded 1st floor with coupled colonnettes, slim colonnettes; segmental heads rising through 2nd and 3rd floor, corbelled balcony to 4th floor before aedicule window with tracery as NE block. Narrow additional W bay with similar detailing, corbelled balcony to 1st floor window.

Statement of Interest

Formerly St George's Place.

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