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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376811
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33227
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Tagged with: Building
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.
Major restoration 1984/5.
Change of Category, B for Group to B, 21.7.88.
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