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Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.


Status: Designated


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  • Category: A
  • Date Added: 21/07/1988


  • Local Authority: Glasgow
  • Planning Authority: Glasgow
  • Burgh: Glasgow

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNS 58747 65494
  • Coordinates258747, 665494


Burnet and Boston, circa 1900. Late Victorian Renaissance

commercial building. Red sandstone ashlar with rusticated

ground floor. 6-storey, attic and basement with frontage to

St Vincent Street, 2 unequal bays, canted angle and 6 bays

to Hope Street. 2 pedimented Ionic porches and central arched

window in rusticated ground floor; balustraded parapet over

1st floor; W bay canted window through 2nd, 3rd, 4th floors

with main cornice, 5th and attic under segmental pedimented

Ionic feature with coupled and fluted columns; carved

friezes over 3rd floor windows in canted bay. Corner oriel

corbelled over ground, detailed as canted bay but with engaged

Ionic columns to octagonal attic with broad-eaved, flattened

domed roof with Art Nouveau finial.

6-bay flank to Hope Street, semi gable at S end balanced

by tower feature with elaborate bay at N end; 4-bays between

with round arched openings at ground, tripartite to 1st

and 2nd, canted windows 3rd and 4th set between giant Ionic

columns, over arches with carved spandrels to 5th; balustrated

parapet above, gable dormers.

INTERIOR: modernised, some original stained glass survives.

Statement of Special Interest



1st scheme, B.I. May 16th 1896.

About Designations

Listed Buildings

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest and these are selected according to criteria published in the, Annex 2, pp74-76.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Enquiries relating to works to listed buildings should be made to the local authority in the first instance. Listed building consent is required for works which a local authority considers will affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest and local authorities also decide if listed building consent is required.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The local authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see

Legislation introduced on 1 October 2015 allows us to state that: an object or structure fixed to the listed building; any object or structure within the curtilage of the listed building; and, any part or feature of the listed building that is not of architectural or historic interest may be excluded from a listing. If part of your building is not listed under the new legislation, the part will be excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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