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739 SOUTH STREET, NORTH BRITISH ENGINE WORKS (Ref:32280)

This building is in the Glasgow, City Of Council and the Glasgow Burgh. It is a category A building and was listed on 22/08/1984.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NS 533 668.

Description

J Galt architect, 1913-14. Steel framed, brick and glass building modelled on Peter Behren's A E G Turbine Factory in Berlin (1909). Tall, 13-bay main shop frontage onto river. Flattened mansard roof to main section with substantial flat-roofed range on E elevation. Gable-ends glazed (with entrance at ground) upper windows divided from lower by broad brick band, gable head, with lunettes, overhangs lower elevation. Large arched entrance in W end of flat-roofed section. Areas between steel frames glazed. INTERIOR: large central aisle with gallery at E. Steel frame pivoted at base and at gallery level at E to allow for movement in this structure. Supporting light-weight lattic roof trusses in mansard form and glazed roof formerly with sliding roof panels. Fish bellied travelling cranes. Various large machine tools including a planer. Painted mustard yellow 1984.

Notes

References

Hume, THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF SOCTLAND 1976 vol 1, p.167. Hume, 1974, p.284.

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