Basic Site Details

Name: Abbotsford School
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Information from A G Lochhead from Colin Sinclair.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Abbotsford Place SchoolYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2129, Abbotsford PlaceYes 
Item 2 of 2Pollokshaws RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41879 Opened 
Item 2 of 41882   
Item 3 of 41893  Additions
Item 4 of 4August 1950 AdditionAlterations and additional classrooms


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 6David BarclayArchitectA18781882 
Item 2 of 6H & D BarclayArchitectural practiceA18781882David Barclay mainly responsible
Item 3 of 6Hugh BarclayArchitectA18781882David Barclay mainly responsible
Item 4 of 6David BarclayArchitectB1893 Additions
Item 5 of 6H & D BarclayArchitectural practiceB1893 Additions
Item 6 of 6John McNab (or John MacNab)Architect 1950 Architect for alterations and additional classrooms


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Glasgow School Board 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder25 August 1950  p263
Item 2 of 2Builder4 August 1950  p172

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33490 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Barclay: F v6 p58; microfiche 94/F6