Basic Site Details

Name: Schaw Convalescent Home
Town, district or village: Bearsden
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Converted into private housing.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4Glasgow Royal Infirmary Auxiliary Hospital  
Item 2 of 4Schaw Auxiliary Hospital  
Item 3 of 4Schaw Hospital  
Item 4 of 4Shaw Hospital  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Convalescent home  
Item 2 of 2Hospital In the 1970s it was a geriatric hospital

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Drymen RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2Schaw DriveYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118911895  


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 practiceA18911895 
Item 2 of 3James ThomsonArchitectA18911895 
Item 3 of 3William Aitken ThomsonArchitectA18911895 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Schaw, Marjory Shanks, MissIn memory of her brother, Archibald S Schaw.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Murray, William1975The Burgh of Bearsden Bearsden Town Councilp48
Item 2 of 2Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Schaw Auxiliary Hospital

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Herald10 May 1893  p.4.

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register22134 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Aitken Thomson' s Paper: F v18 no 1193 p 30 (microfilm reel 12)