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Latitude: 55.8692 / 55°52'9"N
Longitude: -4.2631 / 4°15'46"W
OS Eastings: 258489
OS Northings: 666315
OS Grid: NS584663
Mapcode National: GBR 0JH.XT
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.HQ6Z
Plus Code: 9C7QVP9P+MQ
Entry Name: Savings Bank, 101, 103, 105 New City Road, Glasgow
Listing Name: 101, 103, New City Road
Listing Date: 10 June 1987
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376503
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33090
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Tagged with: Building
Neil C Duff, 1909. Edwardian Baroque. 4-storey gushet block
with corner bank. Red ashlar, rusticated at ground floor with
voussoirs, boldly detailed at corner section. Sash and case
windows in architraves. Ground floor cornice. SE curved
corner section: open and broken segmental pedimented
semi-engaged doorpiece and sidelights with granite shafts and
corner pilasters; sculpted tympanum; angle figure sculptures
of cherubim; keyblocked, open pedimented, aediculed window
above; circular 3-bay section rising from 1st to attic floor
with 2-light window set in pilaster strips; blind balustrade
1st floor outer bays; bowed balconies at 3rd floor; mutule
cornice; sculpted corbelled balustrade, attic with circular
windows and turret roof; cast-iron finial.
Main block: ground floor cill band; sculpted keyblocked
arched windows (altered at NW angle); recessed, pedimented
entrances at northern return; angle quoin strips with
NORTHERN RETURN: 2nd, 3rd and 4th bays from E canted from 2nd
floor, central bay canted from 1st with centre aedicule
window breaking through solid 2nd floor bracketted balcony;
open, broken pedimented aedicule lights in central bays of
outer canted bays; corniced keyblocked outer lights, sculpted
figure group over central bay in parapet. Extreme NW and 1st
return bay from N set in pilaster strip surmounted by open,
segmental pediments with sculpted tympana; keyblocked,
aediculed windows with blind balusters at 1st floor; 3rd
floor architraved, keyblocked window with pediment; bowed
WESTERN ELEVATION EXCLUDING NW CORNER: 3 bays, outer bays
blank; continuous solid bracketted parapet at 1st floor;
canted central bay with pedimented window at 1st floor.
SOUTHERN ELEVATION TO SHAMROCK STREET: variation of baroque
design with swagged sculpture.
Corniced ridge, axial, and wallhead stacks.
Built for Glasgow Savings Bank.
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