Basic Site Details

Name: Barr & Stroud's Optical Instrument Works
Town, district or village: Anniesland
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 39,698.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Caxton StreetYes 
Item 2 of 3920, Crow RoadYes 
Item 3 of 3Strathcona Street Extension


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219031906  
Item 2 of 21909  Proposed extension to factory. Estimated cost 5,000


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 4Alexander Nisbet PatersonArchitectA19031906With William Arrol & Co
Item 2 of 4Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerA19031906With William Arrol & Co
Item 3 of 4Campbell Douglas & PatersonArchitectural practiceA19031906With William Arrol & Co
Item 4 of 4Alexander Nisbet PatersonArchitect 1909 Further work


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Barr & Stroud 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder27 February 190996 p252 - Proposed extension to factory
Item 2 of 2Builders Journal28 November 1906   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Mitchell Library GlasgowOffice Plans and drawings of Watson, Salmond & GrayTD 1155/21 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Nisbet Paterson: F v20 no1431 (microfilm reel 13)