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166, 168 West George Street and 175 Hope Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8628 / 55°51'45"N

Longitude: -4.2583 / 4°15'29"W

OS Eastings: 258766

OS Northings: 665592

OS Grid: NS587655

Mapcode National: GBR 0KL.W3

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.KWGX

Entry Name: 166, 168 West George Street and 175 Hope Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376835

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33244

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

John Baird and James Thomson, 1858-60 in style of 1830. 3
storeys, 5 x 9 bays. Polished ashlar, channelled at ground
floor with voussoirs, droved ashlar side and return
elevation. Central fluted doorpiece with shaved capitals, at
head of steps oversailing basement to West George Street.
Consoled, segmentally pedimented doorpiece to arched,
architraved entry at No 175 Hope Street. Plinth, rising on
slope of hill. All windows sash and case in architraves.
Shallow arched ground floor windows on cill band, ground
floor cornice. 1st floor cill band; consoled, corniced
windows with inset moulded cills. 2nd floor cill band;
corbelled plain windows. Eaves entablature; modillion
cornice. Solid parapet with regular coupled piers.

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