Basic Site Details

Name: Miss Cranston's Tea Rooms, Ingram Street
Town, district or village: Merchant City
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
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Notes: Mackintosh's interiors now removed and in the care of Glasgow Museums.

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 1205-217, Ingram StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 81900 or 1904  Original scheme for ladies' lunch room, billiard room, smoking room and rear tea room
Item 2 of 81907  Interior of Oak Room
Item 3 of 819091910 Interiors of Oval Room and the ladies' rest room
Item 4 of 81911  Interior of Chinese Room (and Blue Room ?)
Item 5 of 819111912 Interior of Cloister Room
Item 6 of 81950  Bought by Glasgow Corporation to save from destruction
Item 7 of 81954 Alterations and additions 
Item 8 of 81971  Interiors removed, to be partially reconstructed by Glasgow Museums: still not carried out

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 12Charles Rennie MackintoshArchitectA1900 or 1904 Original scheme for ladies' lunch room, billiard room, smoking room and rear tea room - in collaboration with his wife, Margaret Macdonald
Item 2 of 12Honeyman, Keppie & MackintoshArchitectural practiceA1900 or 1904 Original scheme for ladies' lunch room, billiard room, smoking room and rear tea room - in collaboration with Mackintosh's wife, Margaret Macdonald
Item 3 of 12Charles Rennie MackintoshArchitectB1907 Interior of Oak Room
Item 4 of 12Honeyman, Keppie & MackintoshArchitectural practiceB1907 Interior of Oak Room
Item 5 of 12Charles Rennie MackintoshArchitectC19091910Interior of Oval Room and ladies' rest room
Item 6 of 12Honeyman, Keppie & MackintoshArchitectural practiceC19091910Interior of Oval Room and ladies' rest room
Item 7 of 12John KeppieArchitectC19091910Interior of Oval Room and ladies' rest room
Item 8 of 12Charles Rennie MackintoshArchitectD1911 Blue room added; interior of Chinese Room
Item 9 of 12Honeyman, Keppie & MackintoshArchitectural practiceD1911 Blue room added; interior of Chinese Room
Item 10 of 12Charles Rennie MackintoshArchitectE19111912Interior of Cloister Room
Item 11 of 12Honeyman, Keppie & MackintoshArchitectural practiceE19111912Interior of Cloister Room
Item 12 of 12Alexander David HislopArchitectF1954 Alterations

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Cooper's Tea RoomsClient for 1954 work
Item 2 of 2Cranston, Miss Catherine 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Billcliffe, Roger1979Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs Guildford & London: Lutterworth Presspp84-94, 194-6, 201-4 and 214-17
Item 2 of 5Crawford, Alan1995Charles Rennie Mackintosh London: Thames and Hudsonpp72-6
Item 3 of 5Kinchin, Perilla2004Glasgow's Hidden Treasure: Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Ingram Street Tearoom   
Item 4 of 5Robertson, Pamela1985Catherine Cranstonno 10The Journal of the Decorative Arts Society 
Item 5 of 5Robertson, Pamela and Johnston, J Stewart1996Charles Rennie Mackintoshexhibition catalogueGlasgow: Glasgow Museumspp20 and 263-89

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Glasgow University Library Special CollectionsHislop & Welsh CollectionMS Hislop 99/1-15 
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32736 
Item 3 of 4Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job Book . (Also for 1911 work)
Item 4 of 4Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 306, 347 & 353