ST ENOCH SQUARE TRAVEL CENTRE, FORMERLY ST ENOCH UNDERGROUND STATION (Ref:32833)
This building is in the Glasgow, City Of 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 5894 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 ridge stack. 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 gable. 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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