Basic Site Details

Name: Tobacco Warehouse, James Watt Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Commercial premises  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 242-52, Brown StreetYes 
Item 2 of 227-59, James Watt Street
James Watt Street
Yes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61854   
Item 2 of 61904  New additions
Item 3 of 619101912 Upper floors added
Item 4 of 61932  Reconstruction
Item 5 of 625 January 1952 * Alteration/conversionAlterations and additions, plans in hand
Item 6 of 614 November 1952 * Alteration/conversionPlans in hand for alterations and additions

* earliest date known from documented sources.


People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 9John Baird 'Primus' (John Baird I)Architect 1854  
Item 2 of 9Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceB1904 Additions - new Brown Street fašade
Item 3 of 9James Baird ThomsonArchitectB1904 Additions - new Brown Street fašade
Item 4 of 9James ThomsonArchitectB1904 Additions - new Brown Street fašade
Item 5 of 9William Aitken ThomsonArchitectB1904 Additions - new Brown Street fašade
Item 6 of 9Robert ThomsonArchitect 19101912Upper floor added
Item 7 of 9Clarke & Bell & J H CraigieArchitectural practiceA1932 Reconstruction
Item 8 of 9George Bell IIIArchitectA1932 Reconstruction
Item 9 of 9William MackayArchitect 25 January 1952 * Alterations and additions

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Connal & Co, warehousekeepers 
Item 2 of 2Glasgow Tobacco CoClient for 1904 work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gomme, Andor and Walker, David1987Architecture of GlasgowSecond revised ednLondon: Lund Humphriesp315
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p258

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Builder25 January 1952  p169
Item 2 of 5Builder14 November 1952  p728
Item 3 of 5Building Industries15 June 1904   
Item 4 of 5Glasgow Herald12 September 1854   
Item 5 of 5Glasgow Herald30 January 1912   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33067 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Baird Thomson: F v18 no1192 (microfilm reel 12)