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1452 Gallowgate, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Calton, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.851 / 55°51'3"N

Longitude: -4.1973 / 4°11'50"W

OS Eastings: 262536

OS Northings: 664166

OS Grid: NS625641

Mapcode National: GBR 0ZQ.69

Mapcode Global: WH4QF.H6HB

Plus Code: 9C7QVR23+C3

Entry Name: 1452 Gallowgate, Glasgow

Listing Name: 1448-1456 (Even Nos) Gallowgate and Burgher Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377456

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33634

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Calton

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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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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