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60-62 Trongate, Glasgow

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8573 / 55°51'26"N

Longitude: -4.2454 / 4°14'43"W

OS Eastings: 259548

OS Northings: 664960

OS Grid: NS595649

Mapcode National: GBR 0NN.G1

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.R1KJ

Plus Code: 9C7QVQ43+WR

Entry Name: 60-62 Trongate, Glasgow

Listing Name: 60-90 (Even Nos) Trongate and 19-29 (Odd Nos) Albion Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375699

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32782

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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J T Rochead, 1854. Large Baronial 3-storey with attic building housing shops, offices and warehousing, built for City of Glasgow Bank. Long irregular 14 window elevation to Trongate, regular 24 window elevation to Albion Street. Tower feature to corner rises to 5 storeys with dormers in high saddle-back roof. Painted ashlar. Modern shops to ground destroying original design.

TRONGATE ELEVATION: all windows with continuous stepped hoodmoulds, some to 1st shallow segmental-arched, otherwise square headed, all sash and case with plate-glass glazing. All single light except 2 gabled

bays which have 3 or 4-light windows under shared hood-mould. Further taller gabled bays to each end, that to E with oriel windows to 1st and 2nd with corbelled embattled parapet. Above rises tower feature with

bartizans at angles and crowstepped gables. All gables crowstepped, most with strapwork pediments over in-set raised panels. Pedimented dormers with raised cills and finials. Slate roofs.

ALBION STREET ELEVATION: 24 regular single light square headed windows, details as above.

Statement of Interest

Known as 60 Trongate. Upgraded to Category A, 12 February 1998.

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