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14, 18 St Enoch Square and 5 St Enoch Place

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8578 / 55°51'28"N

Longitude: -4.2557 / 4°15'20"W

OS Eastings: 258906

OS Northings: 665039

OS Grid: NS589650

Mapcode National: GBR 0LM.DW

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.L1P4

Entry Name: 14, 18 St Enoch Square and 5 St Enoch Place

Listing Date: 21 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376589

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33122

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

James Boucher, 1875. Italian Renaissance commercial building. 4 storeys with plain glazed ground floor. 3 main bays to St Enoch Square, arranged 2-3-2; 4 unequal, plain return bays to St Enoch Place. Polished ashlar, channelled between bays at 1st floor. Central entrance with keyblocked arch, consoled doorpiece, shouldered lintel, sculpted archivolt and spandrels; cornice supporting wrought-iron balcony. Ground floor mutule cornice. 1st floor pilastraded arched windows, keyblocked with sculpted imposts and fretwork spandrels; entablature with rosette frieze and console cornice. 2nd floor continuous low wrought-iron balcony; colonnaded arched windows with slim colonettes and pilasters between bays; richly sculpted spandrels; outer bays panelled piers with sculpted decoration; sculpted frieze, cornice.

3rd floor similar to 2nd with continuous recessed sculpted aprons, sculpted heads to outer piers; coupled console cornice raised in central bay with panel and rosette frieze; wrought-iron parapet. End stack with outer attached columns.

Statement of Interest

Gilded metal lettering; 'TEACHER' at eaves end, 'ESTA 1830' on brattishing above central door included in listing, but fascia lettering excluded.

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