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Latitude: 55.8211 / 55°49'15"N
Longitude: -4.266 / 4°15'57"W
OS Eastings: 258130
OS Northings: 660973
OS Grid: NS581609
Mapcode National: GBR 3R.69BC
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.FYTB
Entry Name: 42 Spean Street, Scottish Power Building Including Access Bridge
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 378138
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33967
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Langside
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
Sir J J Burnet and Norman Dick, as Wallace Scott Tailoring Institute, 1913-16 and extended 1919-22; when built, a "garden factory on American inspired lines" (Walker), now much altered.
Monumental 4/5-storey block built about rectangular courtyard; frame construction, red brick cladding with ashlar. Ground floor treated as raised basement, giant pilaster strips above, originally with polychrome panels between floors, windows now altered to full depth; flat roof, Main steel access bridge to NE by Kyle, Dennison and Laing, engineers, 1913.
Extensive formal gardens also altered.
"a landmark in its concept as well as its architecture" (Walker). Category B because of altered condition.
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