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British Linen Bank, 166, 170 Gorbals Street, Glasgow

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8501 / 55°51'0"N

Longitude: -4.2543 / 4°15'15"W

OS Eastings: 258967

OS Northings: 664172

OS Grid: NS589641

Mapcode National: GBR 0LQ.PN

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.M7B3

Plus Code: 9C7QVP2W+27

Entry Name: British Linen Bank, 166, 170 Gorbals Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 162-170 (Even Nos) Gorbals Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377248

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33513

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Southside Central

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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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
3rd floor.
Slate roof. 3 ridge and 1 wallhead ashlar stacks.
Rubble rear.

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The Number 168 is not in use.

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