Basic Site Details

Name: Sir John Stirling Maxwell School
Town, district or village: Pollokshaws
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 228, Bengal StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Christian Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2Before 19061907Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21948 ProposedNew school buildings


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 5Alexander YoungArchitectABefore 19061907As assistant to John Hamilton
Item 2 of 5James Hamilton & SonArchitectural practiceABefore 19061907 
Item 3 of 5John H HamiltonArchitectABefore 19061907 
Item 4 of 5Arthur Donald HamiltonArchitectA1907(?) As assistant to his father, John Hamilton
Item 5 of 5John McNab (or John MacNab)Architect 1948 New school buildings


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Eastwood School Boardfor original building


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Hamilton, Sarah L2010Glasgow's School Board Heritage: the Challenges of Conservation MSc Dissertation in Architectural Conservation  

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder26 March 1948  p379 - new school buildings
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal9 November 1935v43London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of John Hamilton, p38

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow City ArchivesWorsdall Collection Frank Wordsall Collection TD1309/S/08 (basement and shed plans only
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Young: L v21 no 1697; Arthur D Hamilton: L v24 no 1954; John Hamilton: F v15 p17 no 1104 (microfilm reel 12)