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Latitude: 55.8515 / 55°51'5"N
Longitude: -4.282 / 4°16'55"W
OS Eastings: 257240
OS Northings: 664391
OS Grid: NS572643
Mapcode National: GBR 0FQ.24
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.656Z
Entry Name: 71 Milnpark Street, Former Kingston Engine Works
Listing Date: 17 June 1986
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 378153
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33970
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Govan
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
Founded 1866, rebuilt 1873.
3-storey 19-by 4-bay block, red brick with yellow brick window margins and cornice, ashlar rusticated quoins and cills. Ornate tie-plates. Large basket arched door to Milnpark Street with rusticated dressings and keystone now partly blocked. Ground floor arched door and all but 8 windows blocked. 1st floor arched windows with iron frames and fanlights. 9 southern windows are hinged northern 10 fixed, all original.
3rd floor timber framed windows.
(12 blocked). Dentil cornice, corrugated roof.
Interior: 9 southern bays are 3-storey, with iron cylindrical columns. 10 northern bays front a 2-storey ground floor buttressed erecting shop with in-situ travelling crane and tall brick open arcade.
Milnpark Street: Lower 3-storey 4-by 4-bay red and yellow brick offices with iron-framed windows on ground and 2nd floors. Aedicule pedimented doorway. Ashlar quoins. Dentil cornice, 2 polychrome wallhead stacks. Slate roof. Oriel at rear faces into corrugated fitting shop.
Owners, Smith Brothers and Co were related to A & W Smith of Eglinton Engine Works. 'Smith Brothers & Co Ltd' still visible painted on bricks. made shipbuilders' and boilermakers' machinery. Retains travelling crane. Now part of a printing works.
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