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Ca D'Oro Building, 122-136 Union Street, Glasgow

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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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

Plus Code: 9C7QVP6V+49

Entry Name: Ca D'Oro Building, 122-136 Union Street, Glasgow

Listing 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

Tagged with: Department store

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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


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.

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