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ST ENOCH SQUARE TRAVEL CENTRE, FORMERLY ST ENOCH UNDERGROUND STATION (Ref:32833)

This building is in the Glasgow, City Of Council and the Glasgow Burgh. 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.

Description

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.

Notes

References

Information by courtesy of the Buildings of Scotland Research Unit. RSA 1906 No 307. Gomme and Walker 1987, pp.56, 255, 295. Doak (ed) 1977 No.167.

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