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

162-170 (EVEN NOS) GORBALS STREETReference: LB33513

Status: Designated


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  • Category: A
  • Date Added: 15/12/1970
  • Supplementary Information Updated: 20/11/1991


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

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNS 58969 64179
  • Coordinates258969, 664179


James Salmon, Jun. 1900. Former British Linen Bank, shop and

flats with Glasgow style detailing. 4-storey 6-bay red

ashlar. Ground floor: close entrance flanked by shop and 2

round arched windows with radial glazing to bank. Bank

entrance: fine wrought-iron gate under round arch supported

by columns between channelled pilasters. Scroll inscribed

"British Linen Company Bank". Cornices over ground and 1st

floors. 1st and 2nd floors single and bipartite windows in

Gibbs surrounds with canted bay window, S, rising into 2nd

floor. 3rd floor semi circular and basket arched windows with

an arts and craft iron balcony ovr canted bay. N bay treated

as a tower with small windows, having steep pediments on 1st

and 3rd floors. Turret missing.

Sash and case windows with wooden mullions and transoms on

3rd floor.

Slate roof. 3 ridge and 1 wallhead ashlar stacks.

Rubble rear.

Statement of Special Interest

The Number 168 is not in use.



SR Archives

Dean of Guild 1/7143 NMRS GWR/44/1.

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Listed Buildings

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