Basic Site Details

Name: 22 Park Circus
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Inscription on building. Tiles by Copland & Sons, painted by R J Abraham, Lucien Besche, and C F Hurten.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 122, Park CircusYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5c. 1863  Original design of fašade to Circus
Item 2 of 5c. 1872 Alterations and additionsInteriors including Turkish Baths
Item 3 of 518971898 Internal alterations
Item 4 of 51902  Internal alterations
Item 5 of 51905  Billiard room added


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 7Charles WilsonArchitect Before 1863 Original design of fašade to Circus: no 22 not built in his lifetime
Item 2 of 7James BoucherArchitect c. 1872 Fašade to Charles Wilson's design and interiors, including Turkish Bath for Wlter Macfarlane
Item 3 of 7James Salmon & SonArchitectural practiceB18971903Interiors - internal alterations, including billiard room (1905)
Item 4 of 7James Salmon (junior)ArchitectB18971905Interiors - internal alterations, including billiard room (1905)
Item 5 of 7John Gaff GillespieArchitectB18971905Interiors - internal alterations, including billiard room (1905)
Item 6 of 7William Forrest SalmonArchitectB18971905Interiors - internal alterations, including billiard room (1905)
Item 7 of 7Salmon, Son & GillespieArchitectural practiceB19031905Interiors - internal alterations, including billiard room (1905)


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Macfarlane, WalterInternal alterations of c1897-1900


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 8Academy Architecture1905 part 2 p121
Item 2 of 8Culshaw, Elizabeth Viguie1991Fashions and style in a mid to late 19th century Glasgow Town House University of Glasgow, unpublished dissertationCopy in NMRS
Item 3 of 8Pearson, Lynn2005The Gazetteer: a guide to British Tile and Architectural Ceramics Locations Richard Dennis/Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Societyp420
Item 4 of 8Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1903   570
Item 5 of 8Shifrin, Malcolm2015Victorian Turkish Baths Historic Englandp243 Detailed description
Item 6 of 8The Studio Yearbook of decorative art1907  1907-08p107-08
Item 7 of 8Thomson, David1882Memoir of Charles Wilson13 March 1882Proceedings of the Glasgow Philosophical Society 
Item 8 of 8Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  pp53, 286

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1The Studio1900v18 p34-37

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32238For 1-29 Park Circus and 9 Park Street South