Bank of Scotland, Glasgow

John Keppie & A Graham Henderson
Date Built
235 Sauchiehall Street
This Category B Listed Building on Sauchiehall Street is described in the listing information as, "... Modern classical 4-storey bank on corner site with double-height banking hall on ground floor.  Polished ashlar with granite base. .... Main entrance to Sauchiehall Street: tall, round-headed recessed porch with sculpture group of Bank of Scotland coat od arms over door: incised lettering above - BANK OF SCOTLAND - flanked by 2 sculpted figures..."  The figures are by Benno Schotz, an Estonian-born Scottish sculptor who was educated at the nearby Glasgow School of Art.  In 1938 he was appointed head of sculpture at the school, a post he held until 1961.

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