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Latitude: 55.8102 / 55°48'36"N
Longitude: -4.2706 / 4°16'14"W
OS Eastings: 257804
OS Northings: 659771
OS Grid: NS578597
Mapcode National: GBR 3R.6VPR
Mapcode Global: WH3PG.C7M4
Entry Name: 443 Clarkston Road, Gartly Street, Muirend Trustee Savings Bank, Originally Savings Bank of Glasgow
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 378070
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33917
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Linn
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
Bank, built 1925-27 to designs of A N Paterson and Stoddart. Renaissance; tall single storey with steep slate roof and occupying corner site. Polished ashlar, contrasting granite detail and plinth. Symmetrical tripartite front to Clarkston Road, iron-balconied centre 3-light window in Doric 'in antis' frame, parapet over with sculpted vase finials; arched recesses in outer bays with prominent key-stones (ddor to right, scupltured crest over); flanl elevation to Gartly Street is a simplified version of the same composition.
INTERIOR: large banking hall, coffered ceiling with elliptical centre cupola, original fuill-width counter and partition along north (rear) wall.
"The Savings bank of Glasgow" sign placed on gable of tenement adjoining (437 Clarkston Road) is presumably also the work of Paterson and Stoddart.
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