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North British Diesel Engine Works, 739 South Street, Glasgow

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.873 / 55°52'22"N

Longitude: -4.3444 / 4°20'39"W

OS Eastings: 253415

OS Northings: 666915

OS Grid: NS534669

Mapcode National: GBR 00G.FF

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.7NH0

Plus Code: 9C7QVMF4+66

Entry Name: North British Diesel Engine Works, 739 South Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 739 South Street, North British Engine Works

Listing Date: 22 August 1984

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374159

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32280

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Victoria Park

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: Crane

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J Galt architect, 1913-14. Steel framed, brick and
glass building modelled on Peter Behren's A E G
Turbine Factory in Berlin (1909). Tall, 13-bay main
shop frontage onto river. Flattened mansard roof to
main section with substantial flat-roofed range on E
elevation. Gable-ends glazed (with entrance at ground)
upper windows divided from lower by broad brick band,
gable head, with lunettes, overhangs lower elevation.
Large arched entrance in W end of flat-roofed section.
Areas between steel frames glazed.
INTERIOR: large central aisle with gallery at E. Steel
frame pivoted at base and at gallery level at E to
allow for movement in this structure. Supporting
light-weight lattic roof trusses in mansard form and
glazed roof formerly with sliding roof panels. Fish
bellied travelling cranes. Various large machine tools
including a planer. Painted mustard yellow 1984.

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