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Latitude: 55.8596 / 55°51'34"N
Longitude: -4.254 / 4°15'14"W
OS Eastings: 259019
OS Northings: 665227
OS Grid: NS590652
Mapcode National: GBR 0LM.Q8
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.MZHC
Plus Code: 9C7QVP5W+R9
Entry Name: 60-62 Buchanan Street, Glasgow
Listing Name: 60-62 (Even Nos) Buchanan Street
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 375462
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32635
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Robert Thomson (with Andrew Wilson assisting), 1894-96. Free style, commercial building of 7 storeys. Red sandstone ashlar, elevator building, narrow gable frontage to Buchanan Street. Brick rear. Modern ground floor.
Buchanan Street elevation: broad, canted 5-light window rising through 1st to 3rd floors in each bay, set in recess, the latter semi-elliptically arched over 4th floor 5-light window, with carved angels to spandrels. Figures under canopies on outer piers at 4th floor; serpentine balcony to 5th floor window. Heavily consoled semi-circular canopy over gable window; stepped gable with elaborate scrolls, pendants and finials.
S side to Springfield Court: 5 narrower bays, each treated similarly to centre bay to Buchanan Street, with only outer W bay gabled; paired arched windows in 7th floor to remaining bays, with parapet and wallhead stack.
Plate-glass glazing to sash and case windows.
Built as offices of the North British Rubber Co.
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