Basic Site Details

Name: Paisley War Memorial
Town, district or village: Paisley
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for earlier scheme for memorial - not executed, design only

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119211922 Competition design with Gilbert Bayes, sculptor.


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 7James HoustonArchitect c. 1920 Unsuccessful competition design?
Item 2 of 7David Theodore FyfeArchitect 19211922Unsuccessful competition design with Gilbert Bayes, sculptor
Item 3 of 7(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 1922 Won competition to secure job - carried out with Mrs Alice Meredith Williams, sculptor
Item 4 of 7Harold Ogle TarboltonArchitect 1922 Third premiated competition design (with Mrs Meredith Williams)
Item 5 of 7Alexander Lorne CampbellArchitectB1922 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 6 of 7Begg & Lorne CampbellArchitectural practiceB1922 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 7 of 7John BeggArchitectB1922 Unsuccessful competition design


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Royal Academy exhibitors    1922 - Fyfe's design
Item 2 of 5Royal Academy exhibitors    1922, no 1263 - Lorimer's design
Item 3 of 5RSA1922   579 (Tarbolton's design); 598 (Lorimer's design); 602 (Begg & Lorne Campbell's design)
Item 4 of 5RSA1925   489 - Lorimer's design
Item 5 of 5Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p177 - Lorimer's design

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register38953 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJames Houston Collection HD P/1/1 (Houston design)
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection RED 81/1-2, LOR P/8