Basic Site Details

Name: Kelvingrove House
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Sweeney has a good historical note but the possibility that it is by David Hamilton in its final form is not discussed. The drawings in the David Hamilton album may be original design and not a copy.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218031805Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21874  Museum extension


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 2David HamiltonArchitectB18031805 
Item 2 of 2John CarrickArchitect 1874 Museum extension


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Dennistoun, RClient if house dates from 1806
Item 2 of 2Pattison, M M 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gildard, Thomas1895An Old Glasgow Architect on some Older OnesXXVIProceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of GlasgowElevation.
Item 2 of 2Sweeney, Dan2103Shadows of the City: Glasgow's Lost Mansions and Houses Windan Presspp192-193

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News25 December 1874   
Item 2 of 2Glasgow Herald5 September 1855   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Hunterian Museum, Glasgow UniversityHamilton Drawings