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139, 141 West George Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8621 / 55°51'43"N

Longitude: -4.257 / 4°15'25"W

OS Eastings: 258844

OS Northings: 665520

OS Grid: NS588655

Mapcode National: GBR 0LL.4B

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.LX2D

Entry Name: 139, 141 West George Street

Listing Date: 21 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376809

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33225

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Robert Alexander Bryden, circa 1900. 6-storey attic and basement office building; 2 unequal bays of tripartite and single light windows. Polished red ashlar, granite basement, polished granite stair and

balustrade. Shallow canted E bay. Sash and case windows, plate glass.

Entry to right architraved, shouldered lintel decorative, cast-iron surround. 1st floor mask-bracketted solid balcony with sculpted front, sculpted pediment to central canted window. 2nd floor cill band. Sculpted aprons to 3rd floor windows, cill band. Balustraded balcony to 4th floor canted bay, semi-engaged Roman Ionic column mullioned window. Dentil band, cornice, sculpted frieze. Tall stylised pediment with

architraved, corniced oculus, flanking finials. Scroll shoulder architraved pediment window in W bay.

Statement of Interest

Built for General Life Assurance Company. Completed building displays minor differences from approved drawings.

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