Basic Site Details

Name: Govanhill and Crosshill Burgh Hall
Town, district or village: Govanhill and Crosshill
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Dixon Halls  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1650-656, Cathcart StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218781879 Competition held and building contructed
Item 2 of 219741978Alteration/conversionDay centre for old folk inserted in theatre.


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 14Francis ('Frank') StirratArchitect 1879 Won competition and secured job
Item 2 of 14Henry Edward CliffordArchitect 1879 Competition design exhibited - not successful
Item 3 of 14Donald McInnesArchitectC19741978Alterations
Item 4 of 14E R MansonEngineerC19741978Alterations
Item 5 of 14F A ScruttonArchitectC19741978Alterations
Item 6 of 14G WilsonEngineerC19741978Alterations
Item 7 of 14J D WrenEngineerC19741978Alterations
Item 8 of 14K A ShawEngineerC19741978Alterations
Item 9 of 14R A RobertsonEngineerC19741978Alterations
Item 10 of 14T Harley Haddow & PartnersArchitectural practice, EngineerC19741978Alterations
Item 11 of 14T J BellEngineerC19741978Alterations
Item 12 of 14Thomas Harley HaddowArchitect, EngineerC19741978Alterations
Item 13 of 14Michael & Sue Thornley B1978 Day centre for old folk inserted in theatre.
Item 14 of 14Michael ThornleyArchitectB1978 Day centre for old folk inserted in theatre.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Day Care Centre Committee 
Item 2 of 2Dixon, William Smith of Govan Iron Workspaid for project


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p121
Item 2 of 4Burgh of Govanhill1891Burgh of Govanhill  p93
Item 3 of 4Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1879   668
Item 4 of 4RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Illustrated London News28 February 1880   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32427