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480a and 480b Gallowgate, Elcho Street

A Category B Listed Building in Calton, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8556 / 55°51'20"N

Longitude: -4.2296 / 4°13'46"W

OS Eastings: 260536

OS Northings: 664740

OS Grid: NS605647

Mapcode National: GBR 0RN.PN

Mapcode Global: WH4QF.026T

Entry Name: 480a and 480b Gallowgate, Elcho Street

Listing Date: 16 March 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378160

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33974

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Calton

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

James McCallum, Master of Works, Commercial Bank, 1936, as the Gallowgate branch of the Commercial Bank of Scotland. Single storey corner building, with art deco ornament, entrance tower set at angle of corner with bank crest over door, bucranium high above (an allusion to the meat market and abattoir opposite), fluted detail and clock. 2 large windows on either street front, with stepped ingoes. Faced with polished grey and black granite; concealed roof.

Statement of Interest

Reinforced concrete layout by F A. Macdonald and Partners, Glasgow. Subdivided and converted to residential use, 2007.

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