Basic Site Details

Name: Commercial Bank of Scotland
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Gilbert Bayes and Joseph Armitage, Sculptors (6 bas relief panels by Bayes). Work by Armitage c.1930

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Royal Bank of ScotlandYes 

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 230, Bothwell StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2100, Wellington StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119301935  


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 4James Miller A19301935 
Item 2 of 4John Wellwood Manson A1930(?)1935(?)As assistant to James Miller
Item 3 of 4Richard McLeod Morrison Gunn A19301933As chief assistant with James Miller
Item 4 of 4Scott Morton & Co (later Scott Morton & Tynecastle Co Ltd; finally Scott Morton Ltd) A?1930(?) Interior woodwork - date uncertain


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


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Armitage, Edward1983Joseph Armitage Craftsman 1880-1945no 3Thirties Society Journal, 1982, pp27, 30p30
Item 2 of 4Irvine, Louise and Atterbury, Paul1998Gilbert Bayes sculptor 1872-1953  pp54, 165
Item 3 of 4Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1935   274
Item 4 of 4RSA1935   651

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 7Architect and Building News1931Jul-Dec p27
Item 2 of 7Architect and Building News1934Jan-Jun p53
Item 3 of 7Architect and Building News1934Jan-Jun p322
Item 4 of 7Architect and Building News1934Jul-Dec p171
Item 5 of 7Builder1935  p952
Item 6 of 7BuilderMay 1936  p1
Item 7 of 7Builder22 May 1936CL p1011

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32984 
Item 2 of 3RIAS Collection, NMRS, RCAHMSJames Miller, Son & Manson Drawings Collection 81 drawings, 2 photographs
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Wellwood Manson: L no5874 (combined box 105)