History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

122-136 (Even Nos) Union Street and 41-55 (Odd Nos) Gordon Street and Union Place, Ca D'oro Building

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8603 / 55°51'37"N

Longitude: -4.2565 / 4°15'23"W

OS Eastings: 258864

OS Northings: 665320

OS Grid: NS588653

Mapcode National: GBR 0LL.6Z

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.LY9R

Entry Name: 122-136 (Even Nos) Union Street and 41-55 (Odd Nos) Gordon Street and Union Place, Ca D'oro Building

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376791

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33209

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Find accommodation in
Glasgow

Description

John Honeyman, 1872. 4-storey Venetian Renaissance warehouse building on corner site with later attic and modern shops at ground floor; 5 x 4 bays, (further 2 bays to Union Street added in 1988). Polished ashlar vermiculated bands to ground floor piers, cast-iron for upper floors. Leaded glass throughout. Entrance at No 122 Union Street; 1st floor arched windows with incised archivolts and decorative glazing bars, springing from ground floor piers with triglyph friezes; richly sculpted spandrels; dentil cornice. 2nd floor

incised cill band; giant order of slim colonnettes with arches and circular lights above broken into bays by pilasters surmounted by sculpted consoles and urns; frieze between 2nd and 3rd floors. Main entablature, incised projecting rosette frieze; arching projecting cornice 1 bay return to E in Gordon Street repeating main elevation

detailing.

Statement of Interest

Attic added by J G Gillespie, 1925-26 removed 1987. Fire 1987 gutted interior. Outer two bays to Union Street added in 1988. Built as F and J Smith's furniture warehouse. Upgraded B to A 21.7.88.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.