Basic Site Details

Name: Terraced houses, Carlton Place
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Facade restoration won Civic Trust Award, 1994.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Carlton PlaceYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318021818  
Item 2 of 31991 RestorationRestoration of facades.
Item 3 of 31994 Won award or awardsCivic Trust Award


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 Baird 'Primus' (John Baird I)ArchitectB 1818Perhaps initially with Shepherd (see biographical notes)
Item 2 of 5Peter NicholsonArchitectA1802Before 1818Began terraces - completed by John Baird I
Item 3 of 5Robert DuncanArchitect 1902 Nos 55-61 given a new double pilastered doorway
Item 4 of 5Peter McAlister D1991 Restoration of facades. Partner in charge
Item 5 of 5Philip Cocker & PartnersArchitectural practiceD1991 Restoration of facades


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Laurie, James 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 642 Carlton PlaceSee parent building entry for details of the original architects of the terrace of which this forms a part.

Cost of 1991 work: 225,000.
Item 2 of 660 or 61 Carlton PlaceCost of 1988 reconstruction: 1,000,000.

Saltire Housing Commendation, 1991.
Item 3 of 665 Carlton Place 
Item 4 of 6Carlton PlaceCost: 450,000.
Item 5 of 6Prince and Princess of Wales HospiceThe hospice was set up after the gradual purchase and conversion of early-19th-century terraced housing on Carlton Place (see separate entry of parent building for details of original architect etc.).

Cost of 1989 rehabilitation as hospice: 400,000.
Item 6 of 6Street Improvements, Carlton Place5-year 5,000 'face lift' of properties along the street - mainly painting and street furnishings


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Architectural Dictionary1819Architectural Dictionary  volume ii, p912
Item 2 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p520

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architects Journal27 November 1991  pp40-43

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Philip CockerInformation sent via DSA website, November 2009  
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33499Nos 40-61
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 2/2253, 1/8765, 2/1152