Basic Site Details

Name: Sentinel Works
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Notes: Also offices. Scotland's first reinforced-concrete building, built using the Hennebique system. The drawings are in Leitch's name alone.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 161, Jessie StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119031914  


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 4Archibald ('Archie') LeitchArchitect, EngineerA19031914With Brand & Lithgow (NB pattern shop and offices by Leitch)
Item 2 of 4Brand & LithgowArchitectural practiceA19031914With Archibald Leitch
Item 3 of 4George McCulloch BrandArchitectA19031914With Archibald Leitch
Item 4 of 4Samuel Beglan Lithgow (or Samuel Beglain Lithgow)ArchitectA19031914With Archibald Leitch


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Alley and McLellan, engineers 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Hume, John R1974Industrial Archaeology of Glasgow Glasgow & London: BlackieI22
Item 2 of 3Inglis, Simon2005Engineering Archie: Archibald Leitch - football ground designer London: English Heritagepp34-5
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p527

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33693 
Item 2 of 2Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/99992, 1/9956 (drawings approved 24 December 1903)