84-94 (EVEN NOS) ST VINCENT STREET (Ref:33153)
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 5890 6545.
John A Campbell 1908-9. Classical/Early Modern. 7 and 8-storey, 7-bay Portland stone commercial building. Canted 1st, 4th and 7th bays rising to 6 storeys at centre, 8 to outer bays. CENTRAL BAY: central columned entry to No 90 with balustraded parapet above, elaborately architraved 1st floor; sculpture group at window head of 2nd; 6th floor giant open segmentally pedimented stylised aedicule rising to 7th floor, enclosing 2 recessed, window (6th with carved heads) block panel above in stepped, parapet section. OUTER BAYS: simply detailed, panelled aprons with sculpted drops at 7th floor; corniced. LINKING BAYS: dropped lintel blocks to 1st floor deeply recessed windows, apron panels; console corniced 2nd floor windows with elaborate architraves; deep consoled cornice balustraded parapet. Wrought-iron gates at Nos 86 and 90. Canted bays to rear elevation of white glazed brick green at ground level. Henry Hope glazed steel casements.
Altered internally. Campbell's last office block built
in year of his death. Former Northern Assurance Building.
Upgraded B to A 21.7.88
Doak (ed) 1977, No 153. Gomme and Walker, 1968, p 295.
Information by courtesy of Buildings of Scotland
Research Unit. S R Archives, D of G 2/2204, 2289.
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