Basic Site Details

Name: Lambhill Public School
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Now a care home for the elderly. The Cornwall Street block is now the Kinning Park Complex with nursery, community activities, artists' studios and function hall etc - according to Hamilton

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2School  
Item 2 of 2Old people's homeYesin 2010

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 240, Cornwall Street  
Item 2 of 236 (or 40), Lambhill StreetYesHamilton gives 40 Lambhill Street


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318751876  
Item 2 of 31911 Alterations and additionsAlterations and additions to Lambhill Street part and additional block to Cornwall Street
Item 3 of 31931 AdditionNorthern block added


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 6James Salmon & SonArchitectural practiceA18751876 
Item 2 of 6James Salmon (senior)ArchitectA18751876 
Item 3 of 6William Forrest SalmonArchitectA18751876 
Item 4 of 6Samuel PrestonArchitectD1911 Alterations and additions to Lambhill Street part and additional block to Cornwall Street
Item 5 of 6Glasgow Corporation Education OfficeArchitectural practice 1931 Northern block added
Item 6 of 6John McNab (or John MacNab)ArchitectB1931 Northern block added - as Chief Architect to Glasgow Corporation Education Office


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Hamilton, Sarah L2010Glasgow's School Board Heritage: the Challenges of Conservation MSc Dissertation in Architectural Conservation  
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p593

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News1931Jan-Jun p260

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/A/286 (alterations and additions)
Item 2 of 2Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild Dean of Guild H-GOV/37/39 (original school building)