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Royal Faculty Of Physicians And Surgeons, 242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376674

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33165

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: University building

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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

corniced ceiling.

Statement of Interest

Linked with No 234 and former No 238 now joined.

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