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Latitude: 55.8501 / 55°51'0"N
Longitude: -4.2543 / 4°15'15"W
OS Eastings: 258969
OS Northings: 664179
OS Grid: NS589641
Mapcode National: GBR 0LQ.PM
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.M7C1
Plus Code: 9C7QVP2W+37
Entry Name: British Linen Bank, 162-164 Gorbals Street, Glasgow
Listing Name: 162-170 (Even Nos) Gorbals Street
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377247
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33513
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Southside Central
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
James Salmon, Jun. 1900. Former British Linen Bank, shop and
flats with Glasgow style detailing. 4-storey 6-bay red
ashlar. Ground floor: close entrance flanked by shop and 2
round arched windows with radial glazing to bank. Bank
entrance: fine wrought-iron gate under round arch supported
by columns between channelled pilasters. Scroll inscribed
"British Linen Company Bank". Cornices over ground and 1st
floors. 1st and 2nd floors single and bipartite windows in
Gibbs surrounds with canted bay window, S, rising into 2nd
floor. 3rd floor semi circular and basket arched windows with
an arts and craft iron balcony ovr canted bay. N bay treated
as a tower with small windows, having steep pediments on 1st
and 3rd floors. Turret missing.
Sash and case windows with wooden mullions and transoms on
Slate roof. 3 ridge and 1 wallhead ashlar stacks.
The Number 168 is not in use.
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