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202-228 (Even Nos) St Vincent Street

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8624 / 55°51'44"N

Longitude: -4.2624 / 4°15'44"W

OS Eastings: 258506

OS Northings: 665563

OS Grid: NS585655

Mapcode National: GBR 0KL.17

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.HXJ5

Entry Name: 202-228 (Even Nos) St Vincent Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376669

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33163

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Circa 1830-5. Nos 202-216, 220-224 redeveloped behind the facade.

Greek revival terrace block altered to commercial. 3-storey and basement, partially altered 3-bay houses with 4-bay centre house. Ends and centre raised and advanced. 22 bays arranged 3-3-3-4-3-3-3. Ashlar, channelled at ground floor. Greek Ionic doorpieces at Nos 218, 220, and 226, consoled, corniced, architraved entrance at No 206, each entry at head of steps oversailing basement area. Sash and case windows

in architraves, some 12-pane glazing, altered to casements at ground and 1st floor, No 218 with ground floor windows in lugged architraves extending below cill and panelled aprons; 1st floor windows ramped, consoled and corniced; 3rd floor dropped architraves. Eaves cornice; balustraded die parapet.

No 218 remodelled by Sir J J Burnet 1899; small-pane casements inserted at ground and 1st floor; 1st floor balcony altered to solid balcony.

5-bay eastern return to West Campbell Street with 6-bay addition in same style of 1926. 2nd bay from S blind at 1st and 2nd floor; repeats main elevation detailing with corbelled cills at 1st floor.

Elevation to Blythswood Street repeats West Campbell Street detailing in 5 bays; 1st 2 bays from S blind; paired corniced wallhead stacks breaking through parapet.

INTERIORS: includes No 218: Greek revival chimneypiece in vestibule; columned hall screen; cast-iron balusters and to-lit domed stairwell with elaborate plasterwork. Ribbed and coffered ceilings to 1st floor rooms. Panelled library with carved chimneypiece.

Statement of Interest

No 218 remodelled for the Institute of Accountants and Actuaries by Sir J J Burnet. Nos 206-214 gutted and altered to offices with rear extension. No 220 altered to offices, John Honeyman 1892, further

alterations James Miller 1932.

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