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Latitude: 55.8625 / 55°51'45"N
Longitude: -4.2635 / 4°15'48"W
OS Eastings: 258438
OS Northings: 665578
OS Grid: NS584655
Mapcode National: GBR 0JL.T5
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.HX02
Plus Code: 9C7QVP7P+2J
Entry Name: Royal Faculty Of Physicians And Surgeons, 242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow
Listing Name: 242 St Vincent Street, Royal College of Physicians
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376674
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33165
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Tagged with: University building
Circa 1840, remodelled later with additional rear hall.
5-bay former central section of symmetrical terrace block
of which eastern section (Nos 232-4) remains. 3 storeys
and basement. Central bay raised and advanced. Ashlar,
rusticated at basement with flat arches over windows. Central
entry at head of stair oversailing basement area; Doric
portico with coupled, fluted columns and responds, plain
entablature, balustraded parapet. Sash and case windows in
architraves with 12-pane glazing. Ground floor moulded cill
band blank aprons. 1st floor corniced windows, 2/3rds
architraves with linking stringcourse, console pedimented
in centre; 1st floor cornice. 2nd floor cill band. Eaves
cornice; blocking course.
Cast-iron area railings.
INTERIOR: remodelled J J Burnet. Tuscan columned,
shallow-domed vestibule. wood panelled hall, carved timber
THE LISTER ROOM: Corinthian screen, timber chimneypiece with
relief profile sculpture of Lister. College Hall: coved
vestibule, columned screen, side windows, highly-carved timber chimneypiece with marble-shafted columns, round-headed windows
with curvilinear leaded lights, fluted pilastered doorpiece
to both faces of entrance to hall, coved, coffered ceiling with geometric compartments.
ALEXANDRA ROOM: plaster panelled walls, circular panelled
Linked with No 234 and former No 238 now joined.
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