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Caledonian Chambers, Central Station, 75-95 Union Street, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8598 / 55°51'35"N

Longitude: -4.2573 / 4°15'26"W

OS Eastings: 258812

OS Northings: 665265

OS Grid: NS588652

Mapcode National: GBR 0LM.14

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.KZX4

Plus Code: 9C7QVP5V+W3

Entry Name: Caledonian Chambers, Central Station, 75-95 Union Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 75-95 (Odd Nos) Union Street, Caledonian Chambers

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376784

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33204

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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James Miller, 1903, sculpture by Albert Hodge. 6-storey

Edwardian classical commercial building with modern shops at

ground floor; 13 bays, single outer bays raised. Polished

ashlar with granite base banded at main entrance. Segmental

pedimented doorpiece with sculpted tympanum at No 87 Union

Street. 2-storey, balustraded aedicule above with keyblocked, round-headed windows in channelled cavetto recess. All

windows sash and case in architraves, glazing bars in upper


OUTER BAYS: Ionic pilastered windows with bracket capitals at

1st floor flanked by crouching atlantes supporting 2-storey

coupled columned gigantic aedicule; double-height recessed,

canted bay 2nd and 3rd floors, corniced projecting podium,

broken segmental pediment with sculpted tympanum surmounted

by crown; 2 storeys of deeply recessed, flat inner bays 4th

and 5th floors in 2-storey keyblocked arch with sculpted

bracketted pilasters; 6th floor eaves gallery with Doric

columns; eaves frieze, mutule cornice; giant pedestals above

with central, sculpted pier.

CENTRAL BAYS: ground floor cornice; 1st and 2nd floors with

2nd and 4th bays from ends canted; flat bays with windows in

linked architraves; balcony to 3rd floor, swept back in

centre with sculpted coat of arms; windows in architraves

with broken segmental pediments and sculpted tympana; giant

order of semi-engaged Roman Ionic colonnettes; moulded cill

band to 5th floor with 2-light windows with Ionic column

mullions; bold mutule cornice; wrought-iron balustrade to

attic floor in front of 2-light windows with stone mullions;

eaves cornice projecting between bays.

Statement of Interest

Built for Caledonian Railway Company, including Railway


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