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140 Copland Road

A Category C Listed Building in Govan, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8544 / 55°51'15"N

Longitude: -4.3048 / 4°18'17"W

OS Eastings: 255820

OS Northings: 664761

OS Grid: NS558647

Mapcode National: GBR 08P.F3

Mapcode Global: WH3P7.V38R

Entry Name: 140 Copland Road

Listing Date: 15 May 1987

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376956

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33337

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Govan

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

James Chalmers, 1897. Glasgow-style, 3-storey and attic
brick brush factory with ashlar details.
Copland Road elevation. Low segmental arched entrance
in Gibbs surround in square, 4-storey tower, apparently
unfinished 6-bay section to S has 2 pilasters from
1st floor with unusual scrolled piers above eaves behind
smaller ashlar pilasters. Steep gable encloses 3 windows
with ashlar cill course, under oval oculus.
N elevation: stepped circular spiral stair with lead ogee
roof and ball finial in angle of tower. Tall lift shaft cuts
eaves, later heightened. 5 bays to W with end bay under
gable. W elevation similar. Small circular section
chimney at SW corner. S elevation 6-bay, with E bay
under steep gable with blocked ground floor canted bay
window. Mansard roof with skylights, originally slate,
now corrugated.
Original glazing pattern for all windows except some
blocked at rear.

Statement of Interest

For Wm Morier, Wholesale and Export Brushmaker. List excludes 2-storey flat-roofed section at rear.Converted to flats 1988/89 by David Murray, architect.

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