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219-233, (Odd Nos) Sauchiehall Street and 134-140 (Even Nos) Blythswood Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.865 / 55°51'53"N

Longitude: -4.2613 / 4°15'40"W

OS Eastings: 258583

OS Northings: 665842

OS Grid: NS585658

Mapcode National: GBR 0KK.8B

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.JV17

Entry Name: 219-233, (Odd Nos) Sauchiehall Street and 134-140 (Even Nos) Blythswood Street

Listing Date: 21 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376706

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33174

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Circa 1860. 4-storey commercial building. 2 symmetrical
blocks to Sauchiehall Street, returning 8 bays to
Blythswood Street arranged 1-3-1-2-1.
SAUCHIEHALL STREET ELEVATION, E BLOCK: 4 bays, modern
shops at ground floor; above 2 3-storey central
shallow projections with bipartite windows, eaves
cornice, flanked by 4 architraved windows, corniced
at 1st floor, keyblocked at 2nd floor, chamfered
reveals to 3rd floor, 3 modern dormers.
W BLOCK: 3 bays with E details reversed. Polished
granite pilastered doorpiece.
ELEVATION TO BLYTHSWOOD STREET: channelled and pilastered
ground floor. No 134 Edwardian shop front with curved
glass windows. Above 3 inner windows detailed
similarly to Sauchiehall Street. 3 wallhead stacks.
Blythswood Street elevation returns with gable end to
Sauchiehall Lane.

Statement of Interest

No 134 Blythswood Street shop front moved from premises

in Douglas Street by Muirhead Moffat in 1926.

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