James Miller, 1934. 4-storey modern classical bank, 3 x 7
bays. Portland stone, polished granite plinth forming
stylobate. Entrance to Bothwell Street: giant order of
distyle Greek fluted Corinthian columns in antis, fronting
ground and mezzanine/1st floor. Bronze entrance doors and
panels between ground and 1st floors. Relief sculpted frieze
by Gilbert Bayes representing Industry, Commerce, Justice,
Wisdom, Contentment, Providence; frieze broken by 2nd floor
windows. Dentil cornice above. Tall attic storey: incised
eaves frieze with Vitruvian scroll.
All windows metal framed casements with geometric glazing
ELEVATION TO WELLINGTON STREET: 5 bays plain Doric fluted
pilastrade, recessed glazing with bronze frieze between
floors. Other details as Bothwell Street.