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79 West Regent Street and 183-191 (Odd Nos) Hope Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8631 / 55°51'47"N

Longitude: -4.2581 / 4°15'29"W

OS Eastings: 258777

OS Northings: 665625

OS Grid: NS587656

Mapcode National: GBR 0KL.X0

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.KWKP

Entry Name: 79 West Regent Street and 183-191 (Odd Nos) Hope Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376861

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33258

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Mid 19th century house remodelled and altered to offices, tearooms and restaurant by James Salmon (Salmon, Son and Gillespie), 1903. 4 storeys, attic and basement rising to full ground floor with modern shops at Hope Street; 3 x 10 bays; 2nd bay from N in Hope Street blind at ground and 1st floor. Continuous eaves lintel course, keystoned above single windows; mutule cornice. Mansard slate roof; axial and end stacks.

ELEVATION TO WEST REGENT STREET: 2 outer canted bays with deep, independent mutule cornices flanking central segmental pedimented Corinthian portico with steps rising through. Casement windows with geometric glazing bars. Glazed basement; metal friezes to each floor. Ground floor Corinthian mullioned arched windows; 2nd floor windows

corbelled at centre, arched on Corinthian colonettes; 3rd floor 4-light casements in architraves. Central bay: 1st floor window consoled and corniced. 2nd floor elliptically headed; 3rd floor round-headed attic windows.

ELEVATION TO HOPE STREET: ground floor cill band; ground, 1st and 2nd floor windows consoled, corniced, sash and case; 3rd floor moulded cill band. Corniced and scrolled wallhead stack.

REAR ELEVATION TO WEST REGENT LANE: 3 bays of 2 and 1-light sash and case windows; droved ashlar.

Wrought-iron railings and lamp standards.

INTERIOR: cast-iron balusters; carved newels.

Statement of Interest

Offices, Tearooms and Restaurant conversion for David Johnston.

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