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71 Milnpark Street, Former Kingston Engine Works

A Category B Listed Building in Govan, Glasgow

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Coordinates

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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378153

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33970

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Govan

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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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