Basic Site Details

Name: MacSorley's Bar Building
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Information from Alexander Wright, former assistant to Clarke & Bell.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Ann StreetYesSouth corner with Jamaica Street
Item 2 of 242-44, Jamaica StreetYesSouth corner with Ann Street


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218941898  
Item 2 of 26 February 1899 Opened 


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 3Clarke & Bell and R A BrydenArchitectural practiceA18941898Designed by George Bell II
Item 2 of 3George Bell IIArchitectA18941898 
Item 3 of 3Robert Alexander BrydenArchitectA18941898Designed by George Bell II


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1McSorley, Philip 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Kenna and Mooney1983People's Palaces  p108, plates 21, 22, 23

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Building IndustriesMay 1894  Check date
Item 2 of 3Building Industries13 December 1898   
Item 3 of 3Glasgow Advertiser and Property Circular13 December 1898   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33066 
Item 2 of 2Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/5755