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115, 117, St Vincent Street

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8613 / 55°51'40"N

Longitude: -4.2578 / 4°15'28"W

OS Eastings: 258787

OS Northings: 665434

OS Grid: NS587654

Mapcode National: GBR 0KL.YM

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.KYP0

Entry Name: 115, 117, St Vincent Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376633

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33138

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

John Burnet Snr, 1870. Italian Renaissance commercial
building. 3 storeys and basement, 7 bays. Polished
ashlar; rusticated with voussoired lintels ground floor.
Outer distyle porticos with composite columns (polished
granite) on high pedestals, stone steps rising through,
arched entrances with fanlights, modillion cornices. 5
inner windows simplified cornice linked to porticos.
Plate glass sash and case windows in architraves at
upper floors. 1st floor: balustraded balconies
breaking forward over porticos and in 3 central bays on
sculpted figurehead consoles; semi-engaged Corinthian
colonnade breaking forward to segmental pedimented
aedicules with sculpted tympana in outer and central
bays. 2nd floor: windows in shouldered and lugged
architraves on cill band. Incised eaves frieze, stylised
modillion cornice advanced with coupled consoles at
ends. Solid panelled die parapet with swagged pyramidal
finials.

Statement of Interest

Built for Union Bank.

Upgraded B to A 21.7.88

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