History in Structure

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

201, 203 West George Street, Glasgow

A Category B 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 »


Latitude: 55.8625 / 55°51'44"N

Longitude: -4.2599 / 4°15'35"W

OS Eastings: 258660

OS Northings: 665565

OS Grid: NS586655

Mapcode National: GBR 0KL.J6

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.JXP3

Plus Code: 9C7QVP6R+X2

Entry Name: 201, 203 West George Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 201-203 (Odd Nos) West George Street 101-107 (Odd Nos) Wellington Street and 98 West George Lane

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376811

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33227

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Building

Find accommodation in


John Mcleod, 1887. Restored 3-storey, basement, and attic,

symmetrical. Renaissance commercial building on corner; 4

bays to West George Street, 8 bays to Wellington Street,

arranged 1-6-1. Southern return bays to Lane similarly

detailed. Central bay blank. Polished ashlar with channelled

quoins defining angles and outer bays to Wellington Street.

Basement, rising to full ground floor to S in slope of hill,


ELEVATION TO WEST GEORGE STREET: double entry at head of

stair oversailing basement area with coupled, console

keyblocked arched openings; ground floor windows panelled

aprons; 4-light Corinthian panelled anta mullioned, window to

left of entrance repeated with 3-lights in outer bays to

Wellington Street; central bays to Wellington Street (raised

ground floor) console keyblocked arched windows with

panelled, sculpted spandrels; ground floor cornice; 1st floor

pedimented aedicule windows with Corinthian columns, on blind balustrade, tripartite in outer bays to Wellington Street.

2nd floor: corbelled cill band; single light panelled

pilastered windows, tripartite in outer bays to Wellington

Street, 2-light in eastmost bay to Lane. Swag frieze with

triglyphs; modillion cornice breaking forward above quoins;

3-light corniced full dormer with console keyblocked arched

windows, small central half-round pediment and ball finials

breaking through continuous balustraded die parapet with urns

to West George Street, repeated in central bays to Wellington

Street with single-light, tripartite (panelled blind outer

lights) dormers with independent parapets to outer bays.

Return to Lane repeats main elevation detailing in 2 bays.

Shaped wall-head stack to Lane.

Balustraded boundary wall with corniced piers and balustrade

to entrance at West George Street.

Statement of Interest

Major restoration 1984/5.

Change of Category, B for Group to B, 21.7.88.

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

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.