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Engineering Works, 8-14 Scotland Street, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.85 / 55°51'0"N

Longitude: -4.2678 / 4°16'4"W

OS Eastings: 258123

OS Northings: 664194

OS Grid: NS581641

Mapcode National: GBR 0HQ.YN

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.D7Y4

Plus Code: 9C7QVP2J+2V

Entry Name: Engineering Works, 8-14 Scotland Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 8 and 14 Scotland Street

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377285

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33536

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200377285

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Govan

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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2 sections:
1. 1864-5, 2-storey 11-bay block, ashlar. Ground floor
segmental arched windows and large basket arched cartway with
bold voussoirs. String course. 1st floor arched windows with
13-pane glazing pattern. 2 windows over door blocked. Tie
plate at eaves level. Slate roof.
Interior a high single storey L-plan. Inside of L formerly
opened to a yard, 2 tall cylindrical cast-iron columns with
mountings for jib cranes (the latter removed). 3 W bays
formerly 2-storey with upper floor a panelled office.
Kingpost timber roof.
2. 1870-1, 2-storey 4-by 6-bay office. Front ashlar,
channelled on ground floor continuing across quoins. Basket
arched door and sash and case windows with roll moulded
arrises. Cornice over ground quoins. 1st floor 4 basket
arched windows. Eaves cornice. Wallhead stack. Paterson
Street elevation 6 bays, brick, now harled except yellow
brick margins. 1 window now a door. Dentil cornice. Ground
and 1st floors. Slate roof, corrugated rear.
Interior: panelled window reveals, plaster cornice and
ceiling rose, now part of warehouse, ground floor. Upstairs
a flat.

Statement of Interest

Blair Campbell and McLean, Scotland Street Copper Works, had

the largest Copperworks in Scotland in 1891-1903.

Specialising in brewing and distilling mashes and stills and

locomotive domes. Most of it has been demolished. Office part

of Howden's second works, built 1870-2 for marine


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