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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
Plus Code: 9C7QVP7R+4M
Entry Name: 166, 168 West George Street, Glasgow
Listing Name: 166, 168 West George Street and 175 Hope Street
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376835
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33244
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Tagged with: Building
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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