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147 BUCHANAN STREET AND ST VINCENT STREET, FORMER WESTERN CLUB (Ref:33002)

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 5901 6543.

Description

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.

Notes

An addition to W by John Honeyman 1871, now demolished. Interior gutted and reconstructed. Upgraded B to A 21.7.88

References

Gildard Phil Soc. Doak (ed) 1977 No 30. Gomme and Walker, 1968 pp 84-6, 94, 186, 255. APSD.

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