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147 Buchanan Street and St Vincent Street, Former Western Club

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8614 / 55°51'41"N

Longitude: -4.2541 / 4°15'14"W

OS Eastings: 259018

OS Northings: 665434

OS Grid: NS590654

Mapcode National: GBR 0LL.QL

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.MXFY

Entry Name: 147 Buchanan Street and St Vincent Street, Former Western Club

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376321

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33002

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

D and J Hamilton with the assistance of J T Rochead,
1841. 3 storey, basement and attic. Italianate palazzo
style club building, 5 x 5 bays. Ashlar, channelled at
ground floor, unfortunate modern suface. All windows
sash and case in architraves. Consoled and corniced at
3rd floor. 1st and 2nd floor cill bands. Main entablature
with consoled eaves, coupled at section ends, and
punched with windows; mutule cornice, parapet with
raised piers to St Vincent Street; end and ridge stacks.
ELEVATION TO BUCHANAN STREET: full basement, 1-3-1 bays,
outer bays breaking forward; coupled square-pillared
Corinthian porch, arched entrance, flanked by
round-head windows in recesses. 1st floor windows in
centre bays single-light, consoled and corniced. Ground
and 1st floor outer bays tripartite windows. Pierced
balconies on console brackets and block frieze on 1st
floor. Boundary cast-iron railings on low stone wall.
ELEVATION TO ST VINCENT STREET: plinth; ground floor
round-headed windows in recesses on advanced aprons.
1st floor windows corniced.

Statement of Interest

An addition to W by John Honeyman 1871, now demolished.

Interior gutted and reconstructed.

Upgraded B to A 21.7.88

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