Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.


Status: Designated


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NS 58352 65943
258352, 665943


Alexander Thomson, 1865. Graeco-Egyptian, 3-storey commercial building with modern shops at ground floor. 15 x 5 main bays. Painted ashlar. Central entry to upper floors at Sauchiehall Street, ramped door with disc decorated architraves, consoles, shallow block pediment with anthemion acroterion to 1st floor cill band. 1st floor wider outer bays have 2-light windows with anta mullions, consoled and corniced; dwarf pilastraded, 3-light windows above. Block pediments, with anthemion acroteria and disc frieze (raised parapet). Central bays 13 ramped architraved, corniced windows with incised friezes and anthemion acroteria. 2nd floor squat columned eaves gallery with recessed glazing and parapet broken by podia. Continuous eaves frieze and cornice; parapet.

ELEVATION TO SCOTT STREET: 1st floor; 5 ramped, console corniced windows; 2nd floor 11-light dwarf pilastrade with incised necking and wide outer bays.



B N Sept 11, 1865. Doak (ed) 1977, No 67. Gomme and Walker

1968 pp 147, 149, 150-2. MacFadzean pp 115, 149, 154-5.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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