84-94 (EVEN NOS) ST VINCENT STREET (Ref:33153)
This building is in the Glasgow 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
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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