Basic Site Details

Name: Scottish Amicable Building
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Conflict of information - 'Buildings of Scotland' states that Burnet & Boston added the top floor but DPM catalogue suggests Peddie & Washington Browne made a design for it.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 231-39, St Vincent PlaceYes 
Item 2 of 2St Vincent StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3Before 1870  New doorcase and railings on first building on site; removed c.1870
Item 2 of 318721874 New building
Item 3 of 319031906 Top floor added

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 12Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerB18701874Begun by Campbell Douglas alone, completed by Campbell Douglas & Sellars
Item 2 of 12A & G ThomsonArchitectural practiceABefore 1870 New doorcase and railings on first building at this site; demolished c.1870
Item 3 of 12Alexander ThomsonArchitectABefore 1870 New doorcase and railings on first building at this site; demolished c.1870
Item 4 of 12Campbell Douglas & SellarsArchitectural practiceB18721874Begun by Campbell Douglas alone, completed by Campbell Douglas & Sellars
Item 5 of 12James SellarsArchitect, ValuerB18721874Begun by Campbell Douglas alone, completed by Campbell Douglas & Sellars
Item 6 of 12Burnet, Boston & CarruthersArchitectural practiceC19031906Top floor added
Item 7 of 12Frank BurnetArchitectC19031906Top floor added
Item 8 of 12James CarruthersArchitectC19031906Top floor added
Item 9 of 12William James BostonArchitectC19031906Top floor added
Item 10 of 12George Washington BrowneArchitectD1904 Alterations
Item 11 of 12John More Dick PeddieArchitectD1904 Alterations
Item 12 of 12Peddie & Washington BrowneArchitectural practiceD1904 Alterations

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Gildard, Thomas1888Greek Thomson Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, xix (30 January 1888), pp191-209 
Item 2 of 5Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1873   664
Item 3 of 5RSA1874   698
Item 4 of 5Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 
Item 5 of 5Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p233

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News19 September 1873   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow City ArchivesFrank Worsdall's Collection on Greek Thomson, including job list and photograph list For Thomson work on previous building
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32837 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1900/61/1