Basic Site Details

Name: British Linen Bank
Town, district or village: Govan Cross
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Sculptors F Derwent Wood and Johan Keller, carver R Ferris

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Bank of ScotlandYesNos 816 and 818 Govan Road (see also separate entry for no 818 - the Post Office)

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 2816, Govan RoadYes 
Item 2 of 21, 3, Water RowYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118971900  


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 3James Salmon & Son A18971900 
Item 2 of 3John Gaff Gillespie A18971900 
Item 3 of 3William Forrest Salmon A18971900 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3McKenzie, Ray2002Public sculpture of Glasgow (Public sculpture of Great Britain series) Liverpool University Pressp183
Item 2 of 3Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1898   266
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p595 & plate 82

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architectural Review1900VII p186 (illustrated)
Item 2 of 2Glasgow Advertiser and Property Circular22 August 1899   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow City ArchivesWorsdall Collection Drawings dated 1 September 1897 (Ref G2)
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33351816, 818 Govan Road, 1, 3 Water Row, Former British Linen Bank
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Gaff Gillespie: F v17 p112 no1152 (microfilm reel 12)