Basic Site Details

Name: Customs House
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Procurator Fiscal's OfficeYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1298-306, Clyde StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21840  Original building by John Taylor (or possibly John Stephen)
Item 2 of 2Before 1873  Internal alterations


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 6John TaylorArchitect 1840 Original building
Item 2 of 6John StephenArchitectA?1840 May have had a hand in this building but generally thought to be by Taylor
Item 3 of 6Scott, Stephen & GaleArchitectural practiceA?1840 John Stephen may have had a hand in this building but generally thought to be by Taylor
Item 4 of 6A & G ThomsonArchitectural practiceBBefore 1873 Internal alterations
Item 5 of 6Alexander ThomsonArchitectBBefore 1873 Internal alterations
Item 6 of 6George ThomsonArchitectBBefore 1873 Internal alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Colvin, H M1995A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-18403rd editionNew Haven and London: Yale University PressEntry for John Taylor
Item 2 of 4Johnston, W T2003Artists of Scotland Officina Publications CDROM 
Item 3 of 4McFadzean, Ronald1979The Life and Work of Alexander Thomson London: Routledge & Kegan Paul 
Item 4 of 4Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33012