Listed Building

The only legal part of the listing under the Planning (Listing Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997 is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing – see 'About Listed Buildings' below for more information. The further details below the 'Address/Name of Site' are provided for information purposes only.

Address/Name of Site

79 WEST REGENT STREET AND 183-191 (ODD NOS) HOPE STREETLB33258

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
15/12/1970
Local Authority
Glasgow
Planning Authority
Glasgow
Burgh
Glasgow
NGR
NS 58777 65625
Coordinates
258777, 665625

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 Special Interest

Offices, Tearooms and Restaurant conversion for David Johnston.

References

Bibliography

Walker D, In Service, A ed EDWARDIAN ARCHITECTURE AND ITS ORIGINS 1975 p.240. Glasgow City Archives, Dean of Guild Ref 1/7825, 14 June 1900, completed 27 July 1905. BUILDERS JOURNAL of 3 February 1904, p57, has drawing, by J G Gillespie, of West Rgent Street Frontage. Additional information from Iain Paterson, Glasgow City Council.

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.

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. Other than the name or address of a listed building, further details are provided for information purposes only. Historic Environment Scotland does not accept any liability for any loss or damage suffered as a consequence of inaccuracies in the information provided. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing. Even if a number or name is missing from a listing address it will still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948.

While Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating listed buildings, the planning authority is responsible for determining what is covered by the listing, including what is listed through curtilage. However, for listed buildings designated or for listings amended from 1 October 2015, legal exclusions to the listing may apply.

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