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Latitude: 55.8511 / 55°51'3"N
Longitude: -4.1974 / 4°11'50"W
OS Eastings: 262532
OS Northings: 664169
OS Grid: NS625641
Mapcode National: GBR 0ZQ.69
Mapcode Global: WH4QF.H6GB
Entry Name: 1448-1456 (Even Nos) Gallowgate and Burgher Street
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377455
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33634
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Calton
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
John Keppie (of Honeyman Keppie and Mackintosh), 1907-08; as Glasgow Savings Bank (inscribed). 5-storey and on corner site with renaissance ornament and sculpture, curved corner bay with bank entrance, vertical shafts above and domed attic room with aedicules; 3-bay elevations, low single storey banking hall to Burgher Street. Prominent stacks, roofs concealed from street. Red granite base, contrasting stone-cleaned ashlar above. Good interior, entrance hall and Ionic screens marble, elaborate timberwork in banking hall including counters; chimney pieces and overmantels; glazed roof dome with elaborate plasterwork.
Tenement doorway to Gallowgate, rear access decks to flats.
Sculptured group in niche in tower representing Prudence strangling Want (typiefied by a wolf) by Archibald McFarlane Shannan.
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