147 BUCHANAN STREET AND ST VINCENT STREET, FORMER WESTERN CLUB (Ref:33002)
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 5901 6543.
D and J Hamilton with the assistance of J T Rochead, 1841. 3 storey, basement and attic. Italianate palazzo style club building, 5 x 5 bays. Ashlar, channelled at ground floor, unfortunate modern suface. All windows sash and case in architraves. Consoled and corniced at 3rd floor. 1st and 2nd floor cill bands. Main entablature with consoled eaves, coupled at section ends, and punched with windows; mutule cornice, parapet with raised piers to St Vincent Street; end and ridge stacks. ELEVATION TO BUCHANAN STREET: full basement, 1-3-1 bays, outer bays breaking forward; coupled square-pillared Corinthian porch, arched entrance, flanked by round-head windows in recesses. 1st floor windows in centre bays single-light, consoled and corniced. Ground and 1st floor outer bays tripartite windows. Pierced balconies on console brackets and block frieze on 1st floor. Boundary cast-iron railings on low stone wall. ELEVATION TO ST VINCENT STREET: plinth; ground floor round-headed windows in recesses on advanced aprons. 1st floor windows corniced.
An addition to W by John Honeyman 1871, now demolished.
Interior gutted and reconstructed.
Upgraded B to A 21.7.88
Gildard Phil Soc. Doak (ed) 1977 No 30. Gomme and Walker,
1968 pp 84-6, 94, 186, 255. APSD.
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