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St Enoch Square Travel Centre, Formerly St Enoch Underground Station

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8575 / 55°51'27"N

Longitude: -4.2552 / 4°15'18"W

OS Eastings: 258937

OS Northings: 665004

OS Grid: NS589650

Mapcode National: GBR 0LM.HZ

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.L1XC

Entry Name: St Enoch Square Travel Centre, Formerly St Enoch Underground Station

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 375784

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32833

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

James Miller, 1896. Flemish Renaissance 2-storey former
underground railway station. Rectangular plan; free-
standing. Polished ashlar. Plinth, continuous ground
floor moulded cill band. Pepper-pot turrets to each
angle corbelled out with fluted pilaster strips supported
on cill band; sculpted pilasters in frieze; swept roofs,
decorative finials; narrow architraved lights to N
turrets. Mainly architraved casement windows with
geometric glazing bars. Slate roof. Central corniced
ridge stack.
ELEVATION TO N: central, arched entrance with sculpted
hoodmould and corbelled label stops flanked by narrow
lights with sculpted architraves; 1st floor pierced
balcony on massive corbels, 4 regular lights, outer
colonettes supporting sculpted animals; shaped, gable
flanked by obelisks and surmounted by sculpted acroterion;
aediculed clock. Repeated in simplified at S form with 3
ground floor windows, fluter outer piers, and sculpted
gable.
WESTERN AND EASTERN ELEVATIONS: ground floor single light
window with sculpted architrave flanked by 2-light, stone
mullioned and transomed windows similarly architraved.
1st floor central projecting 2-light half-dormer window
on massive sculpted corbels, pedimented and sculpted
profile flanked by corbelled half-dormers with shell
heads and ball finials.

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