Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NS 59018 65434
259018, 665434


D and J Hamilton with the assistance of J T Rochead,

1841. 3 storey, basement and attic. Italianate palazzo

style club building, 5 x 5 bays. Ashlar, channelled at

ground floor, unfortunate modern suface. All windows

sash and case in architraves. Consoled and corniced at

3rd floor. 1st and 2nd floor cill bands. Main entablature

with consoled eaves, coupled at section ends, and

punched with windows; mutule cornice, parapet with

raised piers to St Vincent Street; end and ridge stacks.

ELEVATION TO BUCHANAN STREET: full basement, 1-3-1 bays,

outer bays breaking forward; coupled square-pillared

Corinthian porch, arched entrance, flanked by

round-head windows in recesses. 1st floor windows in

centre bays single-light, consoled and corniced. Ground

and 1st floor outer bays tripartite windows. Pierced

balconies on console brackets and block frieze on 1st

floor. Boundary cast-iron railings on low stone wall.

ELEVATION TO ST VINCENT STREET: plinth; ground floor

round-headed windows in recesses on advanced aprons.

1st floor windows corniced.

Statement of Special Interest

An addition to W by John Honeyman 1871, now demolished.

Interior gutted and reconstructed.

Upgraded B to A 21.7.88



Gildard Phil Soc. Doak (ed) 1977 No 30. Gomme and Walker,

1968 pp 84-6, 94, 186, 255. APSD.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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