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Latitude: 55.866 / 55°51'57"N
Longitude: -4.2662 / 4°15'58"W
OS Eastings: 258281
OS Northings: 665972
OS Grid: NS582659
Mapcode National: GBR 0JJ.8Y
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.FTQD
Entry Name: 396-450a (Even Nos) Sauchiehall Street, and 2 Garnet Street
Listing Date: 21 July 1988
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376756
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33194
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
T L Watson and Henry Mitchell, 1899-1900 W block; E block including Ashley House, 1907-08. Free Renaissance, 4-storey and attic commercial block with modern shops. Ashlar; channelled at first floor. All windows sash and case in architraves.
WEST BLOCK: 16 unequal bays and 5 return bays to Garnet Street. Close entries with consoles and carved, swan-necked pediments. 1st floor paired, canted bays rising through 3 storeys divided by single lights; outer canted bays. Console bracketted balcony frieze to 2nd floor and aedicular central lights in canted bays divided by single lights with carved strap work pediments; plain 3rd floor. Eaves frieze, cornice, and blocking course; attic lights with pediments to single lights and shaped gables with aedicules over 2-light windows.
Polygonal domed attic tower with semi-engaged columns, frieze, and cornice with carved finials and chevron leaded bell-cast roof.
RETURN TO GARNET STREET: similar pattern with 1st floor balcony breaking forward. Corbelled, corniced stack rising from 1st floor carved niche.
EAST BLOCK: symmetrical with 5-bay central section, 3 centre bays curved to 2nd and 3rd floors with semi-engaged Ionic columns in outer bays. Outer sections of 3 bays each with canted windows in outer bays detailed as W block, pedimented dormers.
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