Basic Site Details

Name: Miss Cranston's Tea Rooms, Argyle Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Crown Tea RoomsYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Eating and drinking establishment  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1106-114, Argyle StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31888  Tea Room interiors
Item 2 of 318971899 Completed 1899
Item 3 of 31905 or 1906  Interior of the Dutch Kitchen


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 8George WaltonArchitectD1888 Interiors of tea room
Item 2 of 8David BarclayArchitectA18971899 
Item 3 of 8H & D BarclayArchitectural practiceA18971899 
Item 4 of 8Charles Rennie MackintoshArchitectB18981899Furniture
Item 5 of 8Honeyman & KeppieArchitectural practiceB18981899Furniture
Item 6 of 8George WaltonArchitectE18981899Interiors
Item 7 of 8Charles Rennie MackintoshArchitectC1905 or 1906 Interior of the Dutch Kitchen
Item 8 of 8Honeyman, Keppie & MackintoshArchitectural practiceC1905 or 1906 Interior of the Dutch Kitchen


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Cranston, Miss CatherineFor all work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 7Billcliffe, Roger1979Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs Guildford & London: Lutterworth Presspp43-52 & 190-2
Item 2 of 7Howarth, Thomas1977Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Modern MovementSecond EditionLondon: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltdpp128-30
Item 3 of 7Moon, Karen1993George Walton, Designer and Architect  p97, 98
Item 4 of 7Robertson, Pamela1985Catherine Cranstonno 10The Journal of the Decorative Arts Societyp10-17
Item 5 of 7Robertson, Pamela2002Argyle Street Tearooms Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society Newsletter, Autumn 2002, p13 
Item 6 of 7Robertson, Pamela and Johnston, J Stewart1996Charles Rennie Mackintoshexhibition catalogueGlasgow: Glasgow Museumspp263-89
Item 7 of 7Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  P171 (Walton)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builders Journal15 April 1903  View of exterior
Item 2 of 3Glasgow Advertiser and Property Circular24 October 1899   
Item 3 of 3The Studio1906v39 p33

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32616 
Item 2 of 5Hunterian MuseumDrawings Acquired 2001.
Item 3 of 5Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job book
Item 4 of 5Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 269, 335
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Walton: L v21 no1652