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162-170 (EVEN NOS) GORBALS STREET (Ref:33513)

This building is in the Glasgow 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 5896 6417.


James Salmon, Jun. 1900. Former British Linen Bank, shop and

flats with Glasgow style detailing. 4-storey 6-bay red

ashlar. Ground floor: close entrance flanked by shop and 2

round arched windows with radial glazing to bank. Bank

entrance: fine wrought-iron gate under round arch supported

by columns between channelled pilasters. Scroll inscribed

"British Linen Company Bank". Cornices over ground and 1st

floors. 1st and 2nd floors single and bipartite windows in

Gibbs surrounds with canted bay window, S, rising into 2nd

floor. 3rd floor semi circular and basket arched windows with

an arts and craft iron balcony ovr canted bay. N bay treated

as a tower with small windows, having steep pediments on 1st

and 3rd floors. Turret missing.

Sash and case windows with wooden mullions and transoms on

3rd floor.

Slate roof. 3 ridge and 1 wallhead ashlar stacks.

Rubble rear.


The Number 168 is not in use.


SR Archives Dean of Guild 1/7143 NMRS GWR/44/1.

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