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Latitude: 55.8616 / 55°51'41"N
Longitude: -4.2597 / 4°15'34"W
OS Eastings: 258672
OS Northings: 665468
OS Grid: NS586654
Mapcode National: GBR 0KL.LJ
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.JXSS
Plus Code: 9C7QVP6R+J4
Entry Name: 145 St Vincent Street, Glasgow
Listing Name: 145 St Vincent Street, Wellington Street and 60-66 St Vincent Lane
Listing Date: 22 March 1977
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376637
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33142
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Tagged with: Building
Frank Burnet and Boston, 1931-2. Modern classical office block. 7 storeys and basement, 5 x 6 bays, arranged 1-3-1 at St Vincent Street, 1-4-1 at Wellington Street. Steel frame faced with red sandstone. Giant order of stylised Greek Doric columns and antae at ground and
1st floors on continuous granite podium with fluted panels between floors. Architraved double framed entrance in E bay at St Vincent Street with oakleaf surround and keyblock; sculpted coat of arms above. Bold cornice over 1st floor. Windows to upper floors divided by
giant pilaster strips; narrow outer bays with window aprons at clasping angles. Main cornice with dentil band and coupled flat consoles at angles. Ornamented die walls to St Vincent Street. Wrought-iron
balusters and lamp standards with carved griffins in plinths.
Originally Commercial Union Assurance.
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