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Scottish Power Building (built as Wallace Scott Tailoring Institute), Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Langside, Glasgow

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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

Plus Code: 9C7QRPCM+CJ

Entry Name: Scottish Power Building (built as Wallace Scott Tailoring Institute), Glasgow

Listing 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

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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.

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