Basic Site Details

Name: Black's warehouse
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 1R W Forsyth's Department StoreYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Warehouse  
Item 2 of 2Shop  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 260-70, Gordon StreetYesWest corner with Renfield Street
Item 2 of 21-11, Renfield StreetYesWest corner with Gordon Street


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41858  Alterations
Item 2 of 418961898 Reconstruction as R & W Forsyth's Store
Item 3 of 41909  Alterations
Item 4 of 41932  Alterations to 1-11 Renfield Street


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 16Boucher & Cousland B1858 Alterations
Item 2 of 16James Boucher B1858 Alterations
Item 3 of 16James Cousland B1858 Alterations
Item 4 of 16(Sir) John James Burnet A18961898Reconstruction as R W Forsyth's Store
Item 5 of 16Burnet Son & Campbell A18961898Reconstruction as R W Forsyth's Store
Item 6 of 16George Ronald Bryce A18961898Reconstruction as R W Forsyth's Store - as apprentice to John James Burnet
Item 7 of 16John Archibald Campbell A18961898Reconstruction as R W Forsyth's Store
Item 8 of 16John Arthur A18961898As assistant to Burnet Son & Campbell. Reconstruction as R W Forsyth's Store
Item 9 of 16William Birnie Rhind A18961899Sculpture (attribution)
Item 10 of 16(Sir) John James Burnet C1902 Further work
Item 11 of 16John Burnet & Son C1902 Further work
Item 12 of 16(Sir) John James Burnet D19091914Alterations
Item 13 of 16John Burnet & Son D19091914Alterations
Item 14 of 16Norman Aitken Dick D19091914Alterations
Item 15 of 16Burnet, Son & Dick E1932 Reconstruction
Item 16 of 16Norman Aitken Dick E1932 Reconstruction


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892) 
Item 2 of 4Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1861   809
Item 3 of 4McKenzie, Ray2002Public sculpture of Glasgow (Public sculpture of Great Britain series) Liverpool University Pressp321
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p226

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder22 July 1932CXLIII  
Item 2 of 4Building Industries16 May 1896   
Item 3 of 4Building Industries16 December 1909   
Item 4 of 4Building News10 December 1858   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register331001-11 (Odd Nos) Renfield Street and 60-70 (Even Nos) Gordon Street
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Arthur: L v16 no1100; George Ronald Bryce: L v16 no1151
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/5076 (1896-99)