Collection T-MIN/9 - Draft plans of Hill House, Helensburgh

Plan of roof Plan of first floor and attic Plan of ground floor Plan of bedroom floor [first floor]

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GB 249 T-MIN/9


Draft plans of Hill House, Helensburgh


  • 1902 - 1904 (Creation)

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7 plans and 1 pencil sketch

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The plans were found in a fireproof store in the Royal College building in April 1978. A note on the wrapping stated 'lent by W.W. Blackie'. This was the Glasgow publisher Walter W. Blackie, the owner of Hill House. Blackie was also a governor of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College, an antecedent of the University of Strathclyde.

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Scale: 1 inch to 10 feet.

Six of the draft plans appear to be by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, but are not signed. The office address is given as 140 Bath Street, Glasgow.

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  • English

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