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130-136a (Even Nos) St Vincent Street, 124-132 (Even Nos) Hope Street and 61, 63 West George Lane

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8619 / 55°51'42"N

Longitude: -4.2579 / 4°15'28"W

OS Eastings: 258785

OS Northings: 665494

OS Grid: NS587654

Mapcode National: GBR 0KL.YF

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.KXNL

Entry Name: 130-136a (Even Nos) St Vincent Street, 124-132 (Even Nos) Hope Street and 61, 63 West George Lane

Listing Date: 21 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376662

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33158

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

James Thomson (Baird and Thomson), 1876. 4-storey classical commercial building with modern shops at ground floor. 10 x 14 bays. Ashlar, channelled blocks at 1st floor. Sash and case, windows, plate glass. Plain 1st floor entablature, modillion cornice. Giant order of composite pilasters, banded with string courses at 3rd floor, rising from 2nd to 4th floor; 2nd floor windows lugged architraves, shallow block pediments with anthemion acroteria; 4th floor roll-moulded margins, moulded cill band broken by pilasters. Main modillion cornice has panelled frieze with sculpted rosettes. Details continue 2 bays into West George Lane to N.

Hope street elevation ingeniously accommodates slope by reducing 1st and 2nd floor storey heights of N 6 bays. All 2nd floor window heads at same level, 3rd floor storey height and cornice level consistent throughout.

Statement of Interest

Built for Dr J Macdougall, glass and china merchants.

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