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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.

115, 117, ST VINCENT STREETReference: LB33138

Status: Designated


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  • Category: A
  • Date Added: 15/12/1970


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

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNS 58787 65434
  • Coordinates258787, 665434


John Burnet Snr, 1870. Italian Renaissance commercial

building. 3 storeys and basement, 7 bays. Polished

ashlar; rusticated with voussoired lintels ground floor.

Outer distyle porticos with composite columns (polished

granite) on high pedestals, stone steps rising through,

arched entrances with fanlights, modillion cornices. 5

inner windows simplified cornice linked to porticos.

Plate glass sash and case windows in architraves at

upper floors. 1st floor: balustraded balconies

breaking forward over porticos and in 3 central bays on

sculpted figurehead consoles; semi-engaged Corinthian

colonnade breaking forward to segmental pedimented

aedicules with sculpted tympana in outer and central

bays. 2nd floor: windows in shouldered and lugged

architraves on cill band. Incised eaves frieze, stylised

modillion cornice advanced with coupled consoles at

ends. Solid panelled die parapet with swagged pyramidal


Statement of Special Interest

Built for Union Bank.

Upgraded B to A 21.7.88



Gomme and Walker 1968, p 295. B N 1870 p.293.

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