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Hydraulic Power Station, Queen's Dock, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8623 / 55°51'44"N

Longitude: -4.2968 / 4°17'48"W

OS Eastings: 256355

OS Northings: 665618

OS Grid: NS563656

Mapcode National: GBR 0BL.28

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.ZX38

Plus Code: 9C7QVP63+W7

Entry Name: Hydraulic Power Station, Queen's Dock, Glasgow

Listing Name: 100 Stobcross Road, Queen's Dock, Former Hydraulic Pumping Station

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376526

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33098

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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John Carrick, 1877-8. Italianate hydraulic hydraulic power and pumping station. T-plan with 4-stage 'campanile'accumulator tower at NW corner, 6 x 3 bays. Coursed ashlar with ashlar angle quoins, surrounds, and fanned voussoirs over openings. All openings plain, roundheaded. 3 x 3 unequal bays. S section oriented E-W, regular windows with band course at impost level. Pediments to both faces, sculpted panel in tympanam. 3-bay N section with keyblocked windows.

4-stage tower with band course to each level, moulded cornice to 2nd. Bracketted cornice over clock to each face.

Replacement windows correspond to original top-hopper pattern.

Interior not seen.

Statement of Interest

Built for Clyde Navigation Trust, to power cranes and a swing bridge at the entrance to Queen's Dock.

Converted to a restaurant and extended to S. with 2-storey masonry link to glazed conservatory, circa 1987-8.

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