Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Eye Infirmary
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for Sandyford Place, designed as a domestic terrace by Brown & Carrick in 1842-56 and bought for conversion as part of hospital between 1931 and 1954.

See separate entry for Dispensary by A N Paterson in Charlotte Street East.

Information about the 1935 work from Alfred Lochhead.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3174, Berkeley StreetYes 
Item 2 of 350, Claremont Street  
Item 3 of 33,4,5,6, Sandyford PlaceYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 818721874 Original John Burnet Senior infirmary in Claremont Street
Item 2 of 81873 Design exhibitedOriginal design
Item 3 of 81893  Alterations
Item 4 of 81931  No 5 Sandyford Place acquired for extension
Item 5 of 819341935 Nos 3, 4, and 6 Sandyford Place acquired for extension
Item 6 of 81935  Internal reconstruction of Burnet building and reconstruction of houses in Sandyford Place with new attic
Item 7 of 81954  No 2 Sandyford Place acquired for extension
Item 8 of 8c. 1980(?) Alterations and additions 

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 7John Burnet (senior)ArchitectA1872  
Item 2 of 7(Sir) John Burnet, Tait & LorneArchitectural practiceB1935 Internal reconstruction of Burnet building and reconstruction of houses in Sandyford Place with new attic
Item 3 of 7Francis LorneArchitectB1935 Internal reconstruction of Burnet building and reconstruction of houses in Sandyford Place with new attic
Item 4 of 7Ludovic Gordon FarquharArchitectB1935 Internal reconstruction of Burnet building and reconstruction of houses in Sandyford Place with new attic
Item 5 of 7Thomas Smith TaitArchitectB1935 Internal reconstruction of Burnet building and reconstruction of houses in Sandyford Place with new attic
Item 6 of 7William T Davie & Associates Cc. 1980 Alterations?
Item 7 of 7William Tait Davie Cc. 1980 Alterations?

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Glasgow Contemporaries1901Glasgow Contemporaries at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century   
Item 2 of 6Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1873   641
Item 3 of 6RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
Item 4 of 6Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 
Item 5 of 6Thomson, A M Wright1963The Glasgow Eye Infirmary, 1824-1962 Glasgow 
Item 6 of 6Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p290

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News7 June 1872  p455