Basic Site Details

Name: British Linen Bank, West George Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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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 2136,138,140, Hope Street  
Item 2 of 2159,161,163,165,167, West George StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318591860  
Item 2 of 319261927 Alterations
Item 3 of 319391941 Alterations


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 8Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceB18591860 
Item 2 of 8James ThomsonArchitectB18591860 
Item 3 of 8Andrew Graham HendersonArchitectA19261927 
Item 4 of 8John KeppieArchitectA19261927 
Item 5 of 8Keppie & HendersonArchitectural practiceA19261927 
Item 6 of 8Alexander SmellieArchitectC19391941Alterations
Item 7 of 8Andrew Graham HendersonArchitectC19391941Alterations
Item 8 of 8Keppie & HendersonArchitectural practiceC19391941Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1British Linen Bank 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdp220

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Herald1905  Obituary check date

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33226 
Item 2 of 3Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie NO 422 and 525
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild TD 847 (alterations 1879)