Basic Site Details

Name: Anderson's College Medical School
Town, district or village: Kelvinhaugh
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1889 Keppie work: 9,407. Sculpture over the main door by Pittendrigh MacGillivray.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 156, Dumbarton RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 81888   
Item 2 of 81889  Keppie took over from Campbell Douglas & Sellars
Item 3 of 81895  Additions
Item 4 of 819361937 Alterations
Item 5 of 816 April 1954 * Alterations and additionsPlans in hand for alterations and additions
Item 6 of 84 March 1955 * Alterations and additionsPlans prepared and approved
Item 7 of 81990 ReconstructionInterior rebuilt and extended
Item 8 of 82007 RefurbishmentInterior refurbishment

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 14Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerA1888October 1888 
Item 2 of 14Campbell Douglas & SellarsArchitectural practiceA1888October 1888Commenced work, but John Keppie took over after Sellars's death
Item 3 of 14James SellarsArchitect, ValuerA1888October 1888Commenced work, but John Keppie took over after Sellars's death
Item 4 of 14Honeyman & KeppieArchitectural practiceBNovember 1888 Completed after Sellars's death, Keppie also probably designed much of the detailing
Item 5 of 14John KeppieArchitectBNovember 1888 Completed after Sellars's death, Keppie also probably designed much of the detailing
Item 6 of 14Honeyman & KeppieArchitectural practiceC1895 Additions
Item 7 of 14John KeppieArchitectC1895 Additions
Item 8 of 14Alexander SmellieArchitectC19361937Alterations - may not have been completed until the 1940s or perhaps further work
Item 9 of 14Andrew Graham HendersonArchitectC19361937Alterations - may not have been completed until the 1940s or perhaps further work
Item 10 of 14Keppie & HendersonArchitectural practiceC19361937Alterations - may not have been completed until the 1940s or perhaps further work
Item 11 of 14John KeppieArchitectD19361937Alterations - may not have been completed until the 1940s or perhaps further work
Item 12 of 14Andrew Graham HendersonArchitectE19541955Alterations and additions
Item 13 of 14Joseph Lea GleaveArchitectE19541955Alterations and additions
Item 14 of 14Keppie Henderson & J L GleaveArchitectural practiceE1954 *1955Alterations and additions

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1University Court of the University of Glasgow 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Gomme, Andor and Walker, David1987Architecture of GlasgowSecond revised ednLondon: Lund Humphriespp293, 299
Item 2 of 5Hansell, M, Harris, H, Reilly, M and Roxton, G D2009Architectural Treasures of the University of Glasgow  pp59-60
Item 3 of 5McKenzie, Ray2002Public sculpture of Glasgow (Public sculpture of Great Britain series) Liverpool University Presspp90-1
Item 4 of 5Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p342
Item 5 of 5www.scran.ac.uk www.scran.ac.uk Website of ScranTrust (Edinburgh)Plan of 1st floor and later pencil elevation

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder16 April 1954  p700
Item 2 of 4Builder4 March 1955  p396
Item 3 of 4RIBA Journal1910v17London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary
Item 4 of 4RIBA JournalJanuary 1964 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of Henderson

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Glasgow University ArchivesArchval material relating to the building of the UniversityGB 0248 GUA BUL/6/46/1-2Drawings Collection
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32867 
Item 3 of 4Hunterian MuseumMackintosh CollectionGLAHA 53059Honeyman and Keppie Job Book 1881-1894
Item 4 of 4Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie NO 217, 505