Basic Site Details

Name: 6 Florentine Terrace
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Notes: House extensively altered internally and redecorated at a cost of 900 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh when they moved into it in 1906. The house was demolished in 1963, but the interiors were reconstructed as The Mackintosh House as part of the Hunterian Art Gallery of the University of Glasgow.

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 16, Florentine TerraceYesLater 78 Southpark Avenue


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21906  Alterations and interior decorations by the Mackintoshes for use as their own home
Item 2 of 21963  House demolished, but interiors subsequently reconstructed as The Mackintosh House at the Hunterian Art Gallery


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 1Charles Rennie MackintoshArchitect 1906 Alterations and interior decorations in collaboration with his wife Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, for use as their own home


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Mackintosh, Charles Rennie and Margaret Macdonaldredesigned interiors for themselves


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Billcliffe, Roger1979Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs Guildford & London: Lutterworth Presspp186-90
Item 2 of 4Crawford, Alan1995Charles Rennie Mackintosh London: Thames and Hudsonp211
Item 3 of 4Howarth, Thomas1977Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Modern MovementSecond EditionLondon: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltdpp117-20
Item 4 of 4Robertson, PamelaN.D.The Mackintosh House, Hunterian Art Gallery Glasgow: University of Glasgow, c.1998 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 332