Alterations to Linnburn, Shandon

M244 Alterations to Linnburn, Shandon

Address: Shandon G84 8NR
Date: 1904
Client: Carl Grabowsky
Authorship: Authorship category 4 (Office) (Office)

Colour photograph of exterior of Linnburn, Shandon

Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh made modest alterations to the large BaronialScots Renaissance-style country house of Glasgow iron and coal exporter Carl Grabowsky. The work carried out was chiefly painting and some plumbing and joinery. The work coincided with Grabowsky's first appearance at this address in the Glasgow Post Office Directory. 1

Authorship: This is one of over 270 jobs carried out in the office of John Honeyman & Keppie (Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh from 1901) during Mackintosh's time there. Mackintosh undoubtedly worked on many of these, but there is no specific evidence for his involvement in this case.

Cost from office job book: 510 18s 7d

Status: Standing building

Current use: Residential (2014)

Listing category: B: Listed as 'Shandon, Shore Road, Linnburn with terrace and boundary wall and gatepiers'

Historic Scotland/HB Number: 18553

RCAHMS Site Number: NS28NE 28

Grid Reference: NS 25459 86717

GPS coordinates: lat = 56.041422, lng = -4.803490 (Map)

Notes:

1: Glasgow Post Office Directory 1905–6, p. 332.