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North British And Mercantile Building, 200 St Vincent Street, Glasgow

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8623 / 55°51'44"N

Longitude: -4.2609 / 4°15'39"W

OS Eastings: 258596

OS Northings: 665544

OS Grid: NS585655

Mapcode National: GBR 0KL.B8

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.JX68

Plus Code: 9C7QVP6Q+WJ

Entry Name: North British And Mercantile Building, 200 St Vincent Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 200 St Vincent Street

Listing Date: 6 July 1966

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376666

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33162

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Sir J J Burnet (Burnet, Son and Dick), 1926-9, major internal remodelling 1986/7. Modern classical, 7-storey and basement

commercial building on corner site. 5 x 5 wide bays. Ashlar,

granite plinth. Central entrance with flanking attached

columns supporting lettered panel with relief sculpture

"NORTH BRITISH & MERCANTILE BUILDING" Diocletian window above,

flanked by Doric columns supporting (later) crouching figure

sculpture; figure sculpture above entrance on carved bracket,

St Andrew, by Archibald Dawson dated 1927 flanking figure

circa 1952. Ground floor plain arcade, on coupled Doric

columns with rosette necking in outer bays at St Vincent

Street; ground floor cill band, corniced windows, with

stylised keyblocks recessed between ground and 1st floor,

below Diocletian windows, diminutive aedicule with open

segmental pediment in central light above entrance bay. All

windows casement with metal glazing bars. 2nd floor windows

with moulded cills, keyblocked above every 3rd window. Slightly projecting plain 3rd floor entablature forms 4th floor cill

band. 6th floor cill band, every third window keyblocked with

voussoirs. Bold cornice with dentil band broken in 1st bay from

S at West Campbell Street by corniced wallhead stack slightly

advanced and rising from base plinth. Sculpted cartouche

with lettering "NB&M" on SW angle between 5th and 6th floors.

White brick rear elevation with ashlar dressings to coupled

ground floor arcade.

Boundary grey granite are with bold piers walls to St Vincent


Statement of Interest

Burnet's last design in Scotland. Former North British and

Mercantile Building.

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