Basic Site Details

Name: Abattoirs and Meat Market
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Only Graham Square facades remain. In c. 2000 they were incorporated into housing at Graham Square by McKeown Alexander Architects (see record 411709).

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 4Gallowgate  
Item 2 of 4Graham SquareYes 
Item 3 of 414-28, Melbourne Street  
Item 4 of 4Moore Street  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4Before 1870  Additions
Item 2 of 4c. 1875  Main market halls and Graham Square facades
Item 3 of 4c. 1910  Some ranges added and gateway
Item 4 of 4c. 19972000 Surviving facades incorporated into Graham Square Housing

People

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 8Clarke & BellArchitectural practiceBAfter 1846 Original abbatoirs
Item 2 of 8George Bell IArchitectBAfter 1846 Original abbatoirs
Item 3 of 8William ClarkeArchitectBAfter 1846 Original abbatoirs
Item 4 of 8John CarrickArchitect 1875 Main market halls and Graham Square facades - as City Architect
Item 5 of 8Alexander Beith McDonaldArchitect 1910 Some ranges added and gateway
Item 6 of 8Henry McKeownArchitectEc. 19972000Surviving facades incorporated into Graham Square Housing
Item 7 of 8Ian AlexanderArchitectEc. 19972000Surviving facades incorporated into Graham Square Housing
Item 8 of 8McKeown Alexander ArchitectsArchitectural practiceEc. 19972000Surviving facades incorporated into Graham Square Housing

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Corporation of Glasgow1911Markets and slaughterhouses: commemorative booklet   
Item 2 of 4Platt, C and Joiner, R Graham Square: New Housing in Glasgow Visual Art Projectsp24-25
Item 3 of 4Stevenson, D M, et al.1914Municipal Glasgow: its evolution and enterprises Glasgow: Corporation of the City of Glasgowpp143, 144
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p456

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33842 
Item 2 of 3Mitchell LibraryGildard's manuscript reminiscences of John Carrick  
Item 3 of 3State Library, New South WalesSketchbook and scrapbook of architectural plans and tracings Plates 128 and 131-135 for South side slaughter house; Plate 126 for Cattle Market; Plates 131-135 Moore Street slaughter house