ST ENOCH SQUARE TRAVEL CENTRE, FORMERLY ST ENOCH UNDERGROUND STATION (Ref:32833)
This building is in the Glasgow Council and the
It is a category A building and was listed on 15/12/1970.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NS 5893 6500.
James Miller, 1896. Flemish Renaissance 2-storey former
underground railway station. Rectangular plan; free-
standing. Polished ashlar. Plinth, continuous ground
floor moulded cill band. Pepper-pot turrets to each
angle corbelled out with fluted pilaster strips supported
on cill band; sculpted pilasters in frieze; swept roofs,
decorative finials; narrow architraved lights to N
turrets. Mainly architraved casement windows with
geometric glazing bars. Slate roof. Central corniced
ELEVATION TO N: central, arched entrance with sculpted
hoodmould and corbelled label stops flanked by narrow
lights with sculpted architraves; 1st floor pierced
balcony on massive corbels, 4 regular lights, outer
colonettes supporting sculpted animals; shaped, gable
flanked by obelisks and surmounted by sculpted acroterion;
aediculed clock. Repeated in simplified at S form with 3
ground floor windows, fluter outer piers, and sculpted
WESTERN AND EASTERN ELEVATIONS: ground floor single light
window with sculpted architrave flanked by 2-light, stone
mullioned and transomed windows similarly architraved.
1st floor central projecting 2-light half-dormer window
on massive sculpted corbels, pedimented and sculpted
profile flanked by corbelled half-dormers with shell
heads and ball finials.
Information by courtesy of the Buildings of Scotland Research
RSA 1906 No 307.
Gomme and Walker 1987, pp.56, 255, 295. Doak (ed) 1977 No.167.
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