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Former Clydesdale Bank, Cathcart Square and 130, 132 and 134 Cathcart Street.

A Category B Listed Building in Greenock, Inverclyde

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9472 / 55°56'49"N

Longitude: -4.7555 / 4°45'19"W

OS Eastings: 228026

OS Northings: 676111

OS Grid: NS280761

Mapcode National: GBR 0C.YCNG

Mapcode Global: WH2M9.XSM6

Entry Name: Former Clydesdale Bank, Cathcart Square and 130, 132 and 134 Cathcart Street.

Listing Date: 10 September 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378315

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34098

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Greenock

County: Inverclyde

Town: Greenock

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde North

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

James Thomson 1899. Bold free Renaissance 3-storey corner building. Red ashlar. Splayed corner bay, distyle in antis Corinthian doorpiece, granite column shafts, individual entablatures on console brackets, coat of arms and bridging segmental pediments; single windows above, that at 2nd Ionic columns. Cathcart Square elevation 2 bays, Cathcart Street

3, super imposed orders, early German Renaissance pedimented bipartites with slim columnar mullions in channelled pilasters ground floor, consoled windows bearing 2nd floor balconies in Doric pilasters 1st floor, architrave windows with panelled balconies in pilasters at 2nd end coupled pilasters Doric, inner single pilasters Ionic, bold

modillioned cornice, parapet with quatrefoiled circles; further 3 bays to Cathcart Street, doorpiece and former shop at ground floor, architraved windows above with cornices at 1st floor, continuous entablature but no parapet.

Statement of Interest

Bank closed as such, summer 2001.

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