Basic Site Details

Name: Whiteinch Orphanage
Town, district or village: Broomhill
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Design amended by Capper in execution

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Church of Scotland Home for GirlsYes 
Item 2 of 2Westercraigs  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 17, Westland DriveYesHS gives number as 21


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118901892  


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 3Frank Lewis Worthington SimonArchitectA18901891 
Item 2 of 3Simon & CapperArchitectural practiceA18901891 
Item 3 of 3Stewart Henbest CapperArchitectA18901891Amended design in execution


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1893   552
Item 2 of 4RSA1890   525 (Exhibited as Simon alone)
Item 3 of 4RSA1892   500 & 540
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p379

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect6 November 1891   
Item 2 of 2Builder30 July 1892LXIII  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32285 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Stewart Henbest Capper: A v11 p87 (microfiche 48/G6)