Basic Site Details

Name: Donald Institute
Town, district or village: Bothwell
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Bothwell
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Report in the British Architect states - Built of stone in the English Renaissance style at a cost of approximately 1,600. Included games room, reading room and billiards room.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Bothwell LibraryYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3InstituteYes 
Item 2 of 3Reading roomYes 
Item 3 of 3Library  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Donald Institute, 2, Main StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21910 Build/constructionSecured commission by competition
Item 2 of 21966 Alteration/conversionBecame Bothwell Library

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 4Alex Cullen, Lochhead & BrownArchitectural practiceA1910 Secured commission by competition
Item 2 of 4Alexander CullenArchitectA1910 Secured commission by competition
Item 3 of 4James LochheadArchitectA1910 Secured commission by competition
Item 4 of 4William BrownArchitectA1910 Secured commission by competition

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Trustees of James Donald Bequest 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Close, Rob, Gifford, John & Walker, Frank Arneil2016The Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp.153
Item 2 of 4Johnston, W T2003Artists of Scotland Officina Publications CDROM 
Item 3 of 4Who's Who in Architecture1914    
Item 4 of 4Who's Who in Architecture1923    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1British Architect12 February 1909  p126

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register5155 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Lochhead: F v20 no1453 (microfilm reel 13)