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471 Great Western Road Savings Bank, Hillhead

A Category C Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8752 / 55°52'30"N

Longitude: -4.2817 / 4°16'54"W

OS Eastings: 257343

OS Northings: 667024

OS Grid: NS573670

Mapcode National: GBR 0FF.3N

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.6LBC

Entry Name: 471 Great Western Road Savings Bank, Hillhead

Listing Date: 20 May 1986

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373733

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32201

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Eric Sutherland; 1940-42. Single storey neo-classical
savings bank on corner site at Great Western Road and
Otago Street. Polished black and grey granite base
courses, polished ashlar walling, stonecleaned. Main
entrance across angle; steps to plain polished grey
granite doorpiece, recessed double leaf panelled door
with small leaded coloured glass pane. Flanking door,
block granite drums supporting good art deco lamp
brackets. 4-bay elevation to Great Western Road. To
left; 3 tripartite windows with timber transoms; plate
glass. To right; door piece detailed as above. Elevation
to Otago Street; tripartite window flanked by narrow
lights. Plate glass; fanlights and lower portions of
windows acid etched. Banded masonry over cills. Deeply
overhanging plain cornice with block pediment over main
door; slate roofs. Interior; good panelled door and
glazed, panelled vestibule.

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