Basic Site Details

Name: Royal Starch Works
Town, district or village: Paisley
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Building dated 1907 (uncertain which phase of work this refers to)

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Braids RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2Falside RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51890 Plans submittedAdditions for new tuns
Item 2 of 51891 Plans submittedBoiler sheds and chimney stalk
Item 3 of 51902 Plans submittedStore and counting houses added
Item 4 of 51913 Plans submittedInstitute
Item 5 of 51914 Plans submittedAdditions


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 9Charles DavidsonArchitectE1890 Additions for new tuns
Item 2 of 9Charles DavidsonArchitectA1891 Boiler sheds and chimney stalk
Item 3 of 9Thomas Graham AbercrombieArchitectC1901  
Item 4 of 9William KerrArchitectC1901 As assistant to T G Abercrombie
Item 5 of 9Charles DavidsonArchitectB1902 Store and counting house
Item 6 of 9Thomas Graham AbercrombieArchitectE1913 Institute
Item 7 of 9Henry ('Harry') CookArchitectD1914 Additions
Item 8 of 9J Craig Barr & CookArchitectural practiceD1914 Additions
Item 9 of 9James Craig BarrArchitectD1914 Additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Brown & PolsonFor all work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1MacLean, Allan1986Abercrombie and Maitland Architects 1886-1963 B. Arch University of Strathclyde 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register38963 
Item 2 of 3Renfrewshire CouncilPaisley Dean of Guild Records Plans submitted 1890, 1891, 1902, 1913 and 1914
Item 3 of 3Swan, Adam (comp) (DMW Archive)William Kerr list of works