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Glasgow, 62 Templeton Street, Templeton's Carpet Factory View from WSW showing SSW front of 'Doge's Palace' block

SC 513970

Description Glasgow, 62 Templeton Street, Templeton's Carpet Factory View from WSW showing SSW front of 'Doge's Palace' block

Date 1977

Collection John R Hume

Catalogue Number SC 513970

Category On-line Digital Images

Scope and Content Templetons' Carpet Factory, Templeton Street and Glasgow Green, Glasgow This polychrome brick factory was built in Venetian Gothic style to satisfy Glasgow Town Council's wish for a building of undoubted quality. The façade was designed by William Leiper, and the steel framed interior by JB Harvey. This view shows the junction between the Leiper/ Harvey building and an addition made by George Boswell in 1936. The frieze of this block depicts the weave of a carpet, in coloured tiles. This factory was built to make spool Axminster carpets, an American invention. Part of the façade blew down while under construction, killing several girls working in the weaving sheds to the rear. The building now contains offices. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference H77/66/13

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/513970

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