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General, Scott Street, Glasgow

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8675 / 55°52'3"N

Longitude: -4.2639 / 4°15'50"W

OS Eastings: 258427

OS Northings: 666134

OS Grid: NS584661

Mapcode National: GBR 0JJ.QD

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.GSS7

Plus Code: 9C7QVP9P+2C

Entry Name: General, Scott Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 336-356 (Even Nos) Sauchiehall Street and 1 Scott Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376755

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33193

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Alexander Thomson, 1865. Graeco-Egyptian, 3-storey commercial building with modern shops at ground floor. 15 x 5 main bays. Painted ashlar. Central entry to upper floors at Sauchiehall Street, ramped door with disc decorated architraves, consoles, shallow block pediment with anthemion acroterion to 1st floor cill band. 1st floor wider outer bays have 2-light windows with anta mullions, consoled and corniced; dwarf pilastraded, 3-light windows above. Block pediments, with anthemion acroteria and disc frieze (raised parapet). Central bays 13 ramped architraved, corniced windows with incised friezes and anthemion acroteria. 2nd floor squat columned eaves gallery with recessed glazing and parapet broken by podia. Continuous eaves frieze and cornice; parapet.

ELEVATION TO SCOTT STREET: 1st floor; 5 ramped, console corniced windows; 2nd floor 11-light dwarf pilastrade with incised necking and wide outer bays.

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