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145 St Vincent Street, Wellington Street and 60-66 St Vincent Lane

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: 145 St Vincent Street, Wellington Street and 60-66 St Vincent Lane

Listing Date: 22 March 1977

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376637

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33142

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

Originally Commercial Union Assurance.

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