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697 Pollokshaws Road, 5 Torrisdale Street, Bank of Scotland Building

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8362 / 55°50'10"N

Longitude: -4.2701 / 4°16'12"W

OS Eastings: 257930

OS Northings: 662663

OS Grid: NS579626

Mapcode National: GBR 0HW.HM

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.CKWR

Entry Name: 697 Pollokshaws Road, 5 Torrisdale Street, Bank of Scotland Building

Listing Date: 5 December 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374437

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32398

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Southside Central

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Late 19th century as British Linen Bank (monogrammed), 3-storey red ashlar corner building with classical details, balustraded street elevations not identical, octagonal, corner bay with bank entrance (granite-columned doorcase, sculptured ornament), consoled 1st floor window hoods, blind drum stage set above main eaves and facetted roof. Stone-cleaned at ground, channelled to Torrisdale Street and with inset

pilasters, close right to upper flats, arcade to Pollokshaws Road and with shop also; at 1st floor, window architraves overlay pilasters; 3-light windows at N end of Pollokshaws Road elevation; most original

plate glass sashes survive. Corniced stacks; slate roofs.

Statement of Interest

A British Linen Bank by James Thomson was proposed, 1873, for 697 Pollokshaws Road/2a Regent Park Terrace.

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