Basic Site Details

Name: North British and Mercantile Building
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Sculptors: Archibald Dawson and John Mortimer.

Burnet's last design in Scotland.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Office  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1200, St Vincent StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319261929Build/construction 
Item 2 of 34 March 1926 Plans approved 
Item 3 of 319861987Alteration/conversionMajor internal remodelling


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 5(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectA19251929 
Item 2 of 5Burnet, Son & DickArchitectural practiceA19251929 
Item 3 of 5Norman Aitken DickArchitectA19251929 
Item 4 of 5Walter J KnightArchitectA19251926As assistant to Burnet Son & Dick
Item 5 of 5Albert Dick CordinerArchitectA1926Before 1928As assistant to Burnet Son & Dick


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gomme, Andor and Walker, David1987Architecture of GlasgowSecond revised ednLondon: Lund Humphriespp209, 295

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1BuilderEarly 1935CXLVIII p1089 (illustration)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33162200 St Vincent Street
Item 2 of 4Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Memo of conversation between Cordiner and Alfred Lochhead in the 1960s.
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Norman Aitken Dick: F no2686 (box 10)
Item 4 of 4Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild1926/177Plans approved 4 March 1926 (1926/177)