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Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.


Status: Designated


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  • Category: A
  • Date Added: 06/07/1966


  • Local Authority: Glasgow
  • Planning Authority: Glasgow
  • Burgh: Glasgow

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NS 58798 65018
  • Coordinates: 258798, 665018


John Baird I and R McConnel iron founder, 1855-56. Venetian

4-storey cast-iron warehouse building. 4 x 3 bays with 5

arched lights with panelled spandrels to each bay. Separated

by continuous panelled pilaster strips with discs at each

floor, clasping at angle. Ground floor shop front with frieze

lettering; mutule cornice forming base for 1st floor blind

balustrade die parapet, frieze with lettering, dentil

cornice; 2nd floor geometric blind die balustrade, dentil

cornice; 3rd floor blind balustrade, advanced arches on

diminutive capitals; main entablature, panel and disc frieze,

console bracketted cornice, coupled above pilasters, mutule


INTERIOR: simple cast-iron columns. Decorative wrought-iron

lift shaft.

Statement of Special Interest




Doak (ed) 1977, No 42; Gomme and Walker, 1968 pp 114-5, 291.

About Designations

Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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