Basic Site Details

Name: Govanhill and Crosshill District Library
Town, district or village: Govanhill and Crosshill
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Carnegie Library.

Unplaced competition entry by Henry Ascough Chapman ARIBA (1873-1939), Park Row Leeds
illustrated in British Architect 11 December 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 2Calder StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2170, Langside RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 26 March 1906  Library opened
Item 2 of 219691971Reconstruction 


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 1906  
Item 2 of 4Philip Hill Spence B19691971Reconstruction.
Item 3 of 4Robert William Kelly Cupples RogersonArchitectB19691971Reconstruction.
Item 4 of 4Rogerson & SpenceArchitectural practiceB19691971Reconstruction.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
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)  p525

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3British Architect11 December 1903  Page 420 and illustration of unplaced entry by Henry Ascough Chapman
Item 2 of 3Builder28 November 1906XCI  
Item 3 of 3Builders Journal28 November 1906   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33695