Basic Site Details

Name: Dennistoun Library
Town, district or village: Dennistoun
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Carnegie Library. J R Rhind awarded first premium in competition held in 1903.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Dennistoun Library, Craigpark StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3June 1903 Competition results announced 
Item 2 of 329 December 1905 OpenedLibrary opened
Item 3 of 319671968ReconstructionInternal reconstruction.


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 4James Robert RhindArchitect 19031905Won in competition
Item 2 of 4Philip Hill Spence B19671968Internal reconstruction.
Item 3 of 4Robert William Kelly Cupples RogersonArchitectB19671968Internal reconstruction.
Item 4 of 4Rogerson & SpenceArchitectural practiceB19671968Internal reconstruction.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 2 of 3Stevenson, D M, et al.1914Municipal Glasgow: its evolution and enterprises Glasgow: Corporation of the City of Glasgowp92
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p446

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1British Architect19 June 1903  p437 - competition results

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33893