Basic Site Details

Name: Tennant Mansion, 195 West George Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Information from A G Lochhead who worked on this building

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1195, West George StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31908  Proposed alterations and additions - not executed?
Item 2 of 3c. 1909c. 1910 Reconstruction and enlargement of Tennant mansion as offices
Item 3 of 31968 Demolition 

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 6William Gardner RowanArchitect 1908 Proposed alterations and addtions
Item 2 of 6(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectA1910 Reconstruction and enlargement of Tennant mansion as offices for Nobel Explosives Company
Item 3 of 6Alfred George LochheadArchitectA1910 Reconstruction and enlargement of Tennant mansion as offices for Nobel Explosives Company - as assistant to John James Burnet
Item 4 of 6John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceA1910 Reconstruction and enlargement of Tennant mansion as offices for Nobel Explosives Company
Item 5 of 6Norman Aitken DickArchitectA1910 Reconstruction and enlargement of Tennant mansion as offices for Nobel Explosives Company
Item 6 of 6William Ferguson (junior) (or William Moncrieff Ferguson, or Willie Ferguson)ArchitectA1910 Reconstruction and enlargement of Tennant mansion as offices for Nobel Explosives Company - as assistant to John James Burnet

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Nobel Explosives CompanyClient for 1910-11 reconstruction as offices

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gomme, Andor and Walker, David1987Architecture of GlasgowSecond revised ednLondon: Lund Humphriesp324

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building Industries16 March 1908   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Ferguson Junior: L v24 no1914