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78-82 Union Street, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8596 / 55°51'34"N

Longitude: -4.2565 / 4°15'23"W

OS Eastings: 258864

OS Northings: 665237

OS Grid: NS588652

Mapcode National: GBR 0LM.77

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.LZ9B

Plus Code: 9C7QVP5V+R9

Entry Name: 78-82 Union Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 78-82 (Even Nos) Union Street

Listing Date: 21 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376789

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33207

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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James Thomson, circa 1880, ground floor bank by Andrew
Balfour and Stewart 1924. 4-storey and attic, free classical,
commercial building with modern classical bank at ground,
symmetrical 5-bay ground floor, 7 windows above. Polished
ashlar, granite faced ground floor. Windows altered.
GROUND FLOOR: outer entrance bays breaking forward with
architraved doorpieces, triglyph frieze with relief profile
panels; central bays partially altered, divided by fluted,
semi-engaged Roman Doric columns. Ground floor mutule
cornice. Bank interior re-modelled.
UPPER FLOORS: windows arranged 2-3-2. 1st floor anta
pilastraded glazing, dentil cornice. 2nd floor plain anta
pilastrade. 3rd floor Corinthian pilasters, arched, scroll
keyblocked, ovolo archivolt. Panelled frieze with sculpted
rosettes, dentil band. Cornice, bracketted over central bays.
2 segmentally pedimented, aediculed dormers in pavilion roof
with end stacks, central dormer. Shaped lintels, hipped roof
with outer round-arched dormers. Die parapet, balustrade
removed. Slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Ground floor built for the National Bank of Scotland.

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