Basic Site Details

Name: Hutchesontown Library
Town, district or village: Hutchesontown
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
We publish to-day the selected design for the Hutchesontown District Library, Glasgow, by James R Rhind, Inverness. The building is to cost 6,000. It will be remembered that Dr Andrew Carnegie gave to Glasgow 100,000 to build libraries, and this is the seventh of the series out of nine which Mr. Rhind has won in open competition. The referee was Mr. H. K. Bromhead, F.R.I.B.A., of Glasgow. [Building News 12 August 1904 p217]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Day NurseryYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Library  
Item 2 of 2Nursery School  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1192, McNeil StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51 January 1904 Competition announced 
Item 2 of 522 April 1904 Competition results announcedRhind announced as winner
Item 3 of 51905 Design exhibitedJames Lindsay competition design
Item 4 of 517 November 1906 Opened 
Item 5 of 51930 Addition 


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 4Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)Architectural practiceC  Extension
Item 2 of 4James Robert RhindArchitect 19041906 
Item 3 of 4James LindsayArchitect 1905 Competition design - not successful
Item 4 of 4Thomas Peter Miller SomersArchitectC1930 As Burgh Engineer and Master of Works


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Academy Architecture1905 part 1 pp96, 97
Item 2 of 2Stevenson, D M, et al.1914Municipal Glasgow: its evolution and enterprises Glasgow: Corporation of the City of Glasgowp92

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Architect and Building News1930Jul-Dec p346
Item 2 of 6British Architect1 January 1904  p5
Item 3 of 6British Architect22 April 1904  p295
Item 4 of 6Builder28 November 1906XCI  
Item 5 of 6Builders Journal28 November 1906   
Item 6 of 6Building News12 August 1904  p217 and illustration

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33696