Basic Site Details

Name: Garnethill School
Town, district or village: Garnethill
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Now flats.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow High School for Girls  

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 383-87, Buccleuch StreetYesHS says 91-99
Item 2 of 372-74, Garnet streetYes 
Item 3 of 341-43, Garnethill StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51878   
Item 2 of 51886  Addition (east side of old school)
Item 3 of 51894 AdditionAddition to later block
Item 4 of 51898 AdditionAddition to rear of later block and lower linking block - now demolished
Item 5 of 51998 Alteration/conversionConverted to flats


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 3Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceA1878  
Item 2 of 3James ThomsonArchitectA1878  
Item 3 of 3William Forsyth McGibbonArchitect 1886 Addition (east side of old school)


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 2Architect17 December 1886   
Item 2 of 2British Architect30 August 1878   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32989 
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Forsyth McGibbon: F v17 p39 no1116 (microfilm reel 12)
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/1195, 1/3296, 1/6446