Basic Site Details

Name: National Bank of Scotland, Trongate
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Plean stone.

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 22-4, Glassford StreetYescorner
Item 2 of 2190, TrongateYesNorth side

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71 July 1897  Site purchased for 13,825
Item 2 of 72 May 1901  Plans submitted to Bank
Item 3 of 79 May 1901  Plans approved
Item 4 of 725 November 1901  Accept tenders of 9427 by Messrs A Muir & Sons
Item 5 of 716 December 1901  400 more authorised for use of Plean stone instead of Giffnock stone
Item 6 of 71902 Design exhibited 
Item 7 of 7Before 1981 Alterations and additions 

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 11James GrayArchitectA1901c. 1902As assistant to Thomas Purves Marwick
Item 2 of 11John Alexander McWilliamArchitectA1901c. 1902Probably involved, as assistant to Thomas Purves Marwick
Item 3 of 11Thomas Craigie MarwickArchitectA1901c. 1902As assistant to his father T P Marwick
Item 4 of 11Thomas Purves MarwickArchitectA1901c. 1902 
Item 5 of 11William Birnie Rhind A1901c. 1902Carving
Item 6 of 11Alexander LorimerArchitectA1902c. 1902As chief assistant to Thomas Purves Marwick
Item 7 of 11J D McCrindle ABefore 1981 Extensions
Item 8 of 11John DrummondArchitectDBefore 1981 Extensions - may have retired by this date
Item 9 of 11John Drummond & PartnersArchitect, Architectural practiceDBefore 1981 Extension
Item 10 of 11John Drummond & PartnersArchitect, Architectural practiceDBefore 1981 Extension
Item 11 of 11William Edward Morris CondieArchitectDBefore 1981 Extensions

Clients

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

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Academy Architecture1902 part 1  p 59, model of new premises
Item 2 of 4RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
Item 3 of 4RSA1902   631
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  pp 68, 188

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder20 June 1903LXXXIV  
Item 2 of 3Builders Journal28 November 1906   
Item 3 of 3The Citizen23 September 1901   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32789 
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Gray: L v24 no1949; Alexander Lorimer: L v19 no1425; John Alexander McWilliam: L v19 no1444; Thomas Craigie Marwick: L v19 no1452
Item 3 of 3Royal Bank of Scotland Group ArchivesNational Bank Board Minutes 27 May 1897, 1 July 1897, 2 May 1901, 9 May 1901, 25 November 1901, 16 December 1901, 27 February 1902