Basic Site Details

Name: Arlington Baths Club
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Arlington Street BathsYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Arlington Baths/61, Arlington StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61871   
Item 2 of 61 August 1871 Opened 
Item 3 of 61875 AdditionTurkish Room added
Item 4 of 61893 Alterations and additionsBuilding heightened. Reading room and billiard room added
Item 5 of 61902  North block altered - upper floor of facade
Item 6 of 61940 Alterations and additionsDetailed plans drawn up for alterations.


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 5John Burnet (senior)Architect 1871  
Item 2 of 5John Leck BruceArchitect 1875 Involved in construction of 1875 Turkish Suite extension, along with Charles Drake
Item 3 of 5Andrew MylesArchitect, Engineer 1893 Building heightened and reading and billiard rooms added
Item 4 of 5Benjamin ConnerArchitect 1902 North part altered - upper floor of facade
Item 5 of 5Alexander David HislopArchitectC1940 Alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gordon, Ian and Inglis, Simon2009Great Lengths: the Historic Indoor Swimming Pools of Great Britain English Heritagep70-71
Item 2 of 3Shifrin, Malcolm2015Victorian Turkish Baths Historic Englandpp229-231, 237
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p280

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News26 July 1871  HS says 28/07/1871
Item 2 of 2Scottish Country LifeFebruary 1914   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow University Library Special CollectionsHislop & Welsh CollectionMS Hislop 82/1-28 
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32173 
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/577 (1893), 1/9154 (1902)