History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

42 Spean Street, Scottish Power Building Including Access Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Langside, Glasgow

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378138

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33967

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Langside

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

Find accommodation in
Glasgow

Description

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.

Statement of Interest

"a landmark in its concept as well as its architecture" (Walker). Category B because of altered condition.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.