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Latitude: 55.8618 / 55°51'42"N
Longitude: -4.2576 / 4°15'27"W
OS Eastings: 258805
OS Northings: 665489
OS Grid: NS588654
Mapcode National: GBR 0LL.0F
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.KXSM
Plus Code: 9C7QVP6R+PX
Entry Name: United Kingdom Provident Building, 122-128 St Vincent Street, Glasgow
Listing Name: 122-128 (Even Nos) St Vincent Street
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376661
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33157
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
John A Campbell, 1906, redeveloped within the facades. Classical with baroque details. 7-storey, 5-bay commercial building with ground floor shops. Bays arranged 1-3-1, outer sections taller and breaking forward at 5th floor. Ashlar, channelled at 1st floor. Central door with sculpted cartouches flanking lintel. Giant order of fluted Ionic pilasters rising from 2nd to 4th floor. All windows in architraves: 1st floor keyblocked; 2nd floor corniced; 3rd floor architraves lugged and with raised lintels, plain outer window with aprons; 4th floor open, keyblocked segmental pedimented windows, with dropped architraves; plain in outer bays; cornice, projecting over pilasters and supporting 5th
floor balustraded balconies in central bays, corniced windows with dropped architraves in outer bays; 6th floor windows open pedimented - segmental and triangular - keyblocked in central bays, raised outer bays; aediculed windows with open shaped pediments, sculpted cartouches.
Rear elevation with 6 simple but striking 7-storey oriels in light yellow brick, a remarkable composition. Original oriel profiles re-created in modern materials during 1980/81 alterations.
Former United Kingdom Provident Building. Interior rebuilt 1981. Ground floor and basement houses Cameron's Luncheon and Tea Rooms.
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