Listed Building

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Address/Name of Site

91-115 (ODD NOS) HOPE STREET, 2-14 (EVEN NOS) WATERLOO STREET AND 1-13 (ODD NOS) BOTHWELL STREETLB33052

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
15/12/1970
Local Authority
Glasgow
Planning Authority
Glasgow
Burgh
Glasgow
NGR
NS 58683 65341
Coordinates
258683, 665341

Description

Peddie and Kinnear (Edinburgh), 1876-77. Large block of

commercial chambers (built as hotel). 2nd Empire with

Greek details. 6 and 8 storeys including double attic in

mansard. Curved 3-bay angle sections at Waterloo and

Bothwell Street. 23 bays to Hope Street arranged

5-3-7-3-5. Ashlar. Modern shops at ground floor. 1st

floor squat pilasters to part of elevation; entablature

above supports giant Greek Corinthian order in 3 advanced

bays to Hope Street; stylised Corinthian anta order to

all other bays through 2nd and 3rd floors; 2nd floor

windows balustraded, aprons to 3rd. Squat pilastrade to

4th floor with bipartite windows. Main consoled cornice

with panels over 4th. Pilastered and wallhead dormers to

1st attic, bipartite centrally over advanced bays, round

arched dormers to 2nd attic, taller mansard over advanced

bays. Slated mansards. Tall corniced batteries of stacks.

Detailing continues 4 bays into Waterloo Lane at rear N

and S return.

Statement of Special Interest

Early elevator building. Because of the slope in the

ground a mezzanine/1st floor is included in part of

elevation. In the description the 2nd storey is

immediately over the 1st entablature.

Upgraded B to A 21.7.88

References

Bibliography

BN June 8, 1877.

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

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