Basic Site Details

Name: British Linen Bank Head Office
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Sculptors Johan Keller (figures), doorcase Richard Ferris and George Gregory

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Bank  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Ingram StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2110, Queen StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 6After 1837Before 1843Build/constructionOriginal building. Colvin gives 1840-41.
Item 2 of 61853  Alterations
Item 3 of 619021903 Alterations, additional floors and corner dome
Item 4 of 61906 Design exhibitedNew telling room
Item 5 of 61934  Alterations
Item 6 of 6August 1967 Destruction/demolitionPlans for demolition and replacement approved.

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 18D & J HamiltonArchitectural practiceAAfter 1837Before 1843Original building. Colvin gives 1840-41.
Item 2 of 18David HamiltonArchitectAAfter 1837Before 1843Original building. Colvin gives 1840-41.
Item 3 of 18James HamiltonArchitectAAfter 1837Before 1843Original building. Colvin gives 1840-41.
Item 4 of 18John Baird the SecondArchitectAAfter 1837Before 1843Original building - as assistant to D & J Hamilton. Colvin gives 1840-41.
Item 5 of 18Black & SalmonArchitectural practiceB1853 Alterations
Item 6 of 18James Salmon (senior)ArchitectB1853 Alterations
Item 7 of 18Robert BlackArchitectB1853 Alterations
Item 8 of 18James Salmon & SonArchitectural practiceD19021903Alterations, additional floors and corner dome
Item 9 of 18James Salmon (junior)ArchitectD19021903Alterations, additional floors and corner dome
Item 10 of 18John Gaff GillespieArchitectD19021903Alterations, additional floors and corner dome
Item 11 of 18William Forrest SalmonArchitectD19021903Alterations, additional floors and corner dome
Item 12 of 18James Salmon (junior)ArchitectE1906 New telling room
Item 13 of 18John Gaff GillespieArchitectE1906 New telling room
Item 14 of 18Salmon, Son & GillespieArchitectural practiceE1906 New telling room
Item 15 of 18Alexander SmellieArchitectC1934 Alterations
Item 16 of 18Andrew Graham HendersonArchitectC1934 Alterations
Item 17 of 18John KeppieArchitectC1934 Alterations
Item 18 of 18Keppie & HendersonArchitectural practiceC1934 Alterations

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Academy Architecture1905 part 1  
Item 2 of 6Academy Architecture1906 Part 1 p83
Item 3 of 6Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 4 of 6Gildard, Thomas1895An Old Glasgow Architect on some Older OnesXXVIProceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgowp103
Item 5 of 6McKenzie, Ray2002Public sculpture of Glasgow (Public sculpture of Great Britain series) Liverpool University Pressp443
Item 6 of 6Pagan, J1847Sketch of the History of Glasgow  p184

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder   Date missong CHECK
Item 2 of 3Builders Journal28 November 1906   
Item 3 of 3Building18 August 1967  p125

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Ayrshire Archives (from February 2007)Darley- Hay Partnership archive Undated floorplans by Salmon, Son & Gillespie
Item 2 of 4Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 487
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLetters from James Salmon Jun to Hugh Salmon (per Hugh's daughter Mrs Anne Francis, Christchurch, NZ Letter to Hugh Salmon 27 November 1902
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Salmon (Junior): F v18 p11 no1180 (microfilm reel 12)