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91-95 (Odd Nos) West George Street and 53 West Nile Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.862 / 55°51'43"N

Longitude: -4.2552 / 4°15'18"W

OS Eastings: 258952

OS Northings: 665504

OS Grid: NS589655

Mapcode National: GBR 0LL.HC

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.LXXG

Entry Name: 91-95 (Odd Nos) West George Street and 53 West Nile Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376806

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33222

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Frank Burnet and Boston, 1911-13. 7-storey commercial

building on corner site; 5 x 3 main bays, 3 bays to West

George Street. Polished ashlar with granite plinth and

surround to entrance at 91 West George Street and window in

1st bay from N in West Nile Street. Modern shop in S bay in

West Nile Street; modern entrance at 93 West George Street.

Windows mostly sash and case in architraves with 5-pane

glazing, 3-pane upper sashes. Ground floor arched windows,

(on cill band) keyblocked with timber mullions, architraved,

and corniced windows in outer bays of corner section. Canted

corner bay rising from 1st to 7th floor; sculpted relief

between corbels of canted bay; canted bay in W bay in West

George Street and 5th and 6th bays from N in West Nile Street

with 2nd to 5th floor centre lights linked in architraves,

decorated at 2nd and 5th; consoled cornices at 5th; all

canted bays with dentil cornices at corbelled eaves. Stylised architraves to inner bay with scroll corbels on 2nd floor;

2nd floor moulded cills and sculpted escutcheons below at

canted bays; 7th floor windows panelled between lights;

sculpted reliefs in outer bays. 7th floor cill band.

Symmetrical corner stacks on horizontal sculpted corbels

rising from 1st to 7th storey; dentil cornice to bays.

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