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460, 468 Sauchiehall Street, Baird Hall of Residence

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8662 / 55°51'58"N

Longitude: -4.2681 / 4°16'5"W

OS Eastings: 258165

OS Northings: 665999

OS Grid: NS581659

Mapcode National: GBR 0HJ.WV

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.DTT7

Entry Name: 460, 468 Sauchiehall Street, Baird Hall of Residence

Listing Date: 21 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376759

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33195

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Weddell and W Beresford Inglis, 1937. Modern movement,
8-storey former hotel. 12 unequal bays, arranged 3-1-4-1-3.
Brick with applied red tiles, now painted. Marble dressings
to ground floor. Metal casement windows, some altered on main
elevation.
ELEVATION TO SAUCHIEHALL STREET: central canopy over
entrance. W bays partially altered. Narrow bowed, recessed
windows flanking entrance. Canted semi-circular windows
rising from ground to 8th floor linked by parapet breaking
through roof line in 4th and 8th bays. 3 central fins rising
from 2nd floor pedestal. Fluted angle pilasters. 7th floor
fluted frieze.
E RETURN ELEVATION TO GARNET STREET: 15 windows, separated by
fins rising full-height in N bays, raised parapet over.
W RETURN ELEVATION: 4 bays repeating main elevation
detailing. Further plain N bays.
INTERIOR: Art Deco fittings. Staircase with fluted column
landings. Art Deco timber office at 1st floor centre.

Statement of Interest

Built as Beresford Hotel. Beresford Inglis was director of

Glasgow Hotels Ltd (the client). Cost $180,435.

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