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134, 134a, 136 West George Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8626 / 55°51'45"N

Longitude: -4.2566 / 4°15'23"W

OS Eastings: 258870

OS Northings: 665572

OS Grid: NS588655

Mapcode National: GBR 0LL.65

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.LX80

Entry Name: 134, 134a, 136 West George Street

Listing Date: 8 May 1975

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376829

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33239

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

John Burnet Snr, 1867. 3-storey and basement classical commercial building. Ground floor James Thomson 1898.

Polished ashlar, channelled at ground floor; 5 x 7 bays, 1st return bay from S in Renfield Street blind at 1st and 2nd floor. Ground floor glazed later granite pilastrade on stone pedestals and corniced die walls, casement windows with geometric glazing bars; 2 symmetrical projecting Ionic porticos with parapets at heads of steps oversailing basement in West George Street. Windows at upper floors mainly sash

and case in architraves; 1st floor cill band, windows corniced to West George Street. 2nd floor cill band. Eaves entablature with advanced paterae and rosette frieze, mutule cornice. Balustraded parapet with panelled piers. Corniced wallhead stack to Renfield Street.

INTERIOR: anta columned banking hall with coffered, corniced ceiling.

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