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Glasgow, 12, 14, 16 St Vincent Place, Anchor Building

Office (20th Century)

Site Name Glasgow, 12, 14, 16 St Vincent Place, Anchor Building

Classification Office (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Anchor Lane

Canmore ID 147055

Site Number NS56NE 949

NGR NS 59133 65416

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/147055

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  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Glasgow (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Site Management (16 November 2010)

Edwardian Renaissance detail, 7-storey and basement, 7-bay commercial building. Elaborate Carrara wear, faience facade; brick side and rear. Built for Henderson Brothers of Anchor Line, hence the nautical emblems, seaweed an shell details, modelled by H H Martyn of Cheltenham. (Historic Scotland)

Constructed as offices for the shipping business, Anchor Line, inside several rooms designed with the opulence of an ocean liner - James Miller having also designed interiors for the SS Lusitania. ( Williamson, Riches & Higgs)

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