Basic Biographical Details

Name: Magnus A Duncan
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Magnus A Duncan commenced practice at 131 West Regent Street, Glasgow in 1914. After the First World War he practised from home: at 1 Hamilton Park Terrace, East Partick from 1924 to c.1930, and from 243 Eglinton Street between about 1930 and 1954.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4131, West Regent Street, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate/business1924c. 1930 
Item 2 of 41, Hamilton Terrace East, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1925 *  
Item 3 of 41, Hamilton Park Terrace, East Partick, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate/business1930 or 1931After 1940 
Item 4 of 4243, Eglinton Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1938 *1954 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Thomas JackAfter 1933Before 1935ArchitectActing in supervisory capacity on certain projects

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 171925House, 28 Millig StreetHelensburgh DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 2 of 1719381 West Clyde StreetHelensburgh DunbartonshireScotlandOld Granary Restaurant
Item 3 of 171944Canteen and Recreation Rooms   GlasgowScotland 
Item 4 of 171945Canteen and Recreation Department, Govan Road   GlasgowScotland 
Item 5 of 171948Kennedy McLeod & Co Ltd, St Vincent Works  GlasgowScotlandTo prepare plans for extensions and other works
Item 6 of 171949Properties at Westland Drive  GlasgowScotland 
Item 7 of 171949Property for J Taylor & Co, Cotton Street  GlasgowScotland 
Item 8 of 171951Suite of Offices and Workshops, Oxford StreetGorbals GlasgowScotland 
Item 9 of 171951Warehouse Buildings and Storage Accommodation, Tollcross RoadTolcross GlasgowScotland 
Item 10 of 171951Warehouse Buildings, Oxford Street  GlasgowScotlandTo prepare plans for conversion and additions
Item 11 of 173 October 1952Commercial garage for Kennedy MacLeod & Co Ltd, St Vincent Works  GlasgowScotlandTo prepare plans for new commercial garage
Item 12 of 171953Canteen, Kennedy MacLeod, and Co Ltd, St Vincent Works  GlasgowScotlandNew canteen
Item 13 of 171953Spinning Mill, Kennedy MacLeod & Co Ltd, St Vincent Works  GlasgowScotlandPlans in hand for new spinning mill
Item 14 of 1713 February 1953Factory of Collins Ltd, Alexandra ParadeDennistoun GlasgowScotlandAlterations and additions
Item 15 of 171954Engineering Department, Kennedy MacLeod & Co Ltd, St Vincent Works  GlasgowScotlandNew engineering dept
Item 16 of 171954Premises of John White, Low Craighall Road  GlasgowScotland 
Item 17 of 171954Premises of Matthew White & Co LtdAnderston GlasgowScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3Post Office Directories     
Item 2 of 3RIBA1930The RIBA Kalendar 1930-1931 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 3 of 3RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 15Builder21 January 1949  p109
Item 2 of 15Builder3 June 1949  p699
Item 3 of 15Builder29 September 1950  p379
Item 4 of 15Builder12 October 1951  p502
Item 5 of 15Builder2 November 1951  p605
Item 6 of 15Builder30 March 1951  p469
Item 7 of 15Builder15 June 1951  p871
Item 8 of 15Builder24 August 1951  p277
Item 9 of 15Builder3 October 1952  p488
Item 10 of 15Builder13 February 1953  p292
Item 11 of 15Builder15 May 1953  p776
Item 12 of 15Builder13 November 1953  p764
Item 13 of 15Builder23 April 1954  p744
Item 14 of 15Builder28 May 1954  p958
Item 15 of 15Builder4 June 1954  p1007

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Additional research by Iain Paterson