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Printing Works, 50 Darnley Street, 48, Glasgow

A Category A Listed Building in Pollokshields, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8429 / 55°50'34"N

Longitude: -4.2694 / 4°16'9"W

OS Eastings: 257997

OS Northings: 663410

OS Grid: NS579634

Mapcode National: GBR 0HT.M6

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.DD6K

Plus Code: 9C7QRPVJ+56

Entry Name: Printing Works, 50 Darnley Street, 48, Glasgow

Listing Name: 46-50 (Even Nos) Darnley Street and 49-53 (Odd Nos) Forth Street, Miller and Lang Building, Pollokshields, Also Known As 50 Darnley Street

Listing Date: 22 March 1977

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377034

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33402

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Pollokshields

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

Tagged with: Printery

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D B Dobson (John Gordon and D B Dobson); dated 1902.
Commercial building with 3-storey red ashlar front
(brick flanks). Modern movement. 4-light splayed bay to
right corbelled with angle over ground floor. Stepped
crenellated parapet with figure of Minerva. Corbelled
3-light bow to left with carved figure above 1st floor.
Top floor windows rise into roof. 2 first floor windows
over entrance. Elliptical arched and keyblocked entry
grouped under a sinuous cornice with a pair of smaller
entrances. The large double doors have oculi and art
nouveau detail to handle and lock plates. Unusual detail
to rainwater goods, griffin connecting rhones to right.
Exceptionally fine 1st floor interiors with coloured
stained-glass by W G Morton, figure mosaics, ironwork,
lamp fittings with holly, dolphin and mistletoe details,
original embossed finger-plates with sinuous door
handles, and other original fittings. Fluted columns with
free Ionic capitals, marble wall slabs and panelled
walls etc.

Statement of Interest

Category A for the fine and exceptionally complete art

nouveau office interiors on 1st floor.

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