Additions and alterations to 233 St Vincent Street

M159 Additions and alterations to 233 St Vincent Street

Address: 233, St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5QY
Date: 1898–1900
Client: H. L. Anderson & Co.
Authorship: Authorship category 2 (Mackintosh and Office) (Mackintosh and Office)
1898
August: John Honeyman & Keppie's drawings submitted to the Glasgow Dean of Guild Court. 1
22 September: Plans approved by the Dean of Guild Court. 2
1 October: Work on site under way. 3
21 December: Earliest payment to contractor. 4
1899
16 June: Work on site complete. 5
1900
March and April: Latest payments to majority of contractors. 6
1988
Roof trusses are temporarily displayed in the Environment Pavilion at the Glasgow Garden Festival. 7
1988–9
233 St Vincent Street redeveloped. John Honeyman & Keppie's annexe demolished; the interior roof trusses, fittings and decoration refitted in the new building. 8

Notes:

1: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild COurt plans, TD1309/A/119.

2: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/8, p. 10.

3: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/8, p. 11.

4: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie / Honeyman , Keppie & Mackintosh job book, GLAHA 53061, p. 163.

5: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/8, p. 11.

6: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie / Honeyman , Keppie & Mackintosh job book, GLAHA 53061, p. 163.

7: Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society Newsletter, 55, Spring 1991, p. 3. Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society Newsletter, 48, Spring 1988, p. 2.

8: Elizabeth Williamson, Anne Riches and Malcolm Higgs, Buildings of Scotland: Glasgow, London: Penguin, 1990, p. 237; Historic Scotland, listed building report HB 33149 for Nos. 217–245A (odd numbers) St Vincent Street and No. 79 Blythswood Street, and No. 128 St Vincent Lane; RCAHMS, Edinburgh: DC 18071–80; Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society Newsletter, 19, Summer 1978, p. 5; Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society Newsletter, 55, Spring 1991, p. 3; Melvin J. Gillespie, '233 St Vincent Street. An interior by Charles Rennie Mackintosh', unpublished measured survey, 1987, Coll. Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society.