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239-247 (Odd Nos) West George Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8627 / 55°51'45"N

Longitude: -4.262 / 4°15'43"W

OS Eastings: 258531

OS Northings: 665597

OS Grid: NS585655

Mapcode National: GBR 0KL.33

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.HWPX

Entry Name: 239-247 (Odd Nos) West George Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376817

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33231

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Circa 1830. 3 classical terraced houses converted to offices
stepped in slope. 3-storeys and basement, 3 bays each house.
Polished ashlar, partly painted, channelled at basement,
altered in centre. Roman Doric fluted porticos to right hand
entries at head of steps oversailing basement; triglyph
friezes; corniced, door blocked, now window No 241. Windows
mainly sash and case in architraves; T-pane windows with
leaded lights at ground floor eastmost. Ground floor windows
corniced; 1st floor windows corniced on cill band; swept
between 1st 2 eastern houses, eaves cornice similarly swept.
Blocking course; corniced axial stacks.
REAR ELEVATION: droved ashlar, some 12-pane glazing.
Cast-iron railings, gates to service entry and lamp
standards.

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