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12-16 (EVEN NOS) ST VINCENT PLACE, ANCHOR BUILDINGLB32839

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: A
  • Date Added: 15/12/1970

Location

  • Local Authority: Glasgow
  • Planning Authority: Glasgow
  • Burgh: Glasgow

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NS 59133 65416
  • Coordinates: 259133, 665416

Description

James Miller, 1906-7. Edwardian Renaissance detail, 7-storey

and basement, 7-bay commercial building. Elaborate Carrara

wear, faience facade; brick side and rear. Round-arched

doorway at centre with masque keystone, putti in spandrels

and Ionic columned, segmental porch; large rusticated windows

flanking with Mercury-masque keystones; corniced Ionic porch

in each outer bay with cartouche above. Consoled balcony to

2nd floor with gilded shields; 3 centre bays at 2nd floor

(framed) with channelled pilasters and forming plinth for

tripartite recess of 3rd, 4th and 5th floors, divided by

giant order Ionic columns; dentil cornice; balustraded eaves

gallery with 3 column-framed openings to centre 6th floor

windows. Simplified outer bays.

ANCHOR LANE ELEVATION: 6 irregularly spaced bays, with faience

facing to outer left bay including moulded panel of windows.

Large multi-pane metal-framed windows in remaining bays with

dividing brick bands.

CITIZEN LANE (REAR) ELEVATION: irregular openings with large

windows detailed as Anchor Lane elevation.

Small-pane sash and case windows. Decorative wrought-iron

2-leaf gates and overthrow to main entrance, and railings to

basement recess.

INTERIOR: No 12: entrance hall with fine oak woodwork including

wainscot panelling, and segmental panel with fluted Ionic

columns and cartouches surrounding marble chimneypiece;

exuberant 18th century style plasterwork with wreaths,

modillions and swagged fruit. Interiors of W offices modernised.

Statement of Special Interest

Built for Henderson Brothers of Anchor Line, hence the

nautical emblems, seaweed an shell details, modelled by H H

Martyn of Cheltenham.

References

Bibliography

B J 28th November 1906. B 29 June 1907. Further information

courtesy of David Walker.

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