Basic Site Details

Name: Jordanhill Teacher Training College
Town, district or village: Jordanhill
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Jordanhill College of EducationYes 

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 519131922 Competition and construction
Item 2 of 51913  Competition designs for main college, halls of residence, demonstration school, lodge and gates
Item 3 of 519 June 1953 * Plans prepared, construction not yet begunPlans in hand for new college buildings
Item 4 of 5February 1967 Addition2.5 million extension and development scheme to be undertaken
Item 5 of 51970s Alterations and additionsAlterations - possibly the same as those proposed in 1967.

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 11Charles Rennie MackintoshArchitectA1913 Competition design
Item 2 of 11Honeyman, Keppie & MackintoshArchitectural practiceA1913 Competition design
Item 3 of 11John KeppieArchitectA1913 Competition design
Item 4 of 11(Dr) Colin SinclairArchitectB19131920Barclay won competition to secure job; Sinclair worked with him and completed construction after his death
Item 5 of 11David BarclayArchitectB19131917Won competition to secure job
Item 6 of 11H & D BarclayArchitectural practiceB19131920Barclay won competition to secure job; Sinclair worked with him and completed construction after his death
Item 7 of 11(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectC1913 Competition design - not successful
Item 8 of 11John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceC1913 Competition design - not successful
Item 9 of 11Norman Aitken DickArchitectC1913 Competition design - not successful
Item 10 of 11Joseph Saunders AddenbrookeArchitect After 1914Before 1918Conversion of partially executed College into (temporary) war hospital (cost: 27,000) - for Scottish Command
Item 11 of 11Alexander Buchanan CampbellArchitectL1970s Alterations? Redevelopment?

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 11Douglas House 
Item 2 of 11Graham House Student Hostel 
Item 3 of 11Jordanhill BotanicNeeds reference Check
Item 4 of 11Jordanhill College, (Scottish School of Physical Education) Science and Mathematics Building 
Item 5 of 11Jordanhill College, Crawfurd Building 
Item 6 of 11Jordanhill College, David Stow Building 
Item 7 of 11Jordanhill College, swimming pool 
Item 8 of 11Jordanhill GymnasiumNeeds reference Check
Item 9 of 11Jordanhill Physical Training DepartmentsNeeds reference Check
Item 10 of 11Jordanhill Training College, Demonstration School 
Item 11 of 11Jordanhill Training College, Demonstration School Hostel 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdpp200-1
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p393

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder4 July 1913CV For Burnet design etc
Item 2 of 4Builder11 July 1913CV  
Item 3 of 4Builder19 June 1953  p969
Item 4 of 4Building17 February 1967  p166

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32339 
Item 2 of 4Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job Book
Item 3 of 4NMRSA Buchanan Campbell Collection Handlist of drawings
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Joseph Saunders Addenbrooke: F no2557 (box 8); Colin Sinclair: F no1825 (microfilm reel 15)