Basic Site Details

Name: 8-13 Blythswood Square
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Royal Scottish Automobile ClubYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 48-13, Blythswood SquareYes 
Item 2 of 4258, West George StreetYes 
Item 3 of 4135, West Regent LaneYes 
Item 4 of 4173, West Regent StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 7c. 1823   
Item 2 of 71923  Porch and internal remodelling
Item 3 of 71930 Addition 
Item 4 of 71934 Alteration/conversionReconstruction and additions
Item 5 of 719551975AdditionAlso alterations and repairs
Item 6 of 77 January 1955 * Alterations and additionsPlans prepared and approved
Item 7 of 71985 Build/constructionLeisure Centre

* earliest date known from documented sources.


People

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 10Wylie & Lochhead    Panelling
Item 2 of 10James MillerArchitectA1923 Porch and internal remodelling - with Richard Gunn as chief assistant
Item 3 of 10Richard McLeod Morrison GunnArchitectA1923 Porch and internal remodelling - as chief assistant with James Miller
Item 4 of 10James MillerArchitectE1930 Alterations
Item 5 of 10Richard McLeod Morrison GunnArchitectE1930 Additions
Item 6 of 10James MillerArchitectD1934 Reconstruction and additions
Item 7 of 10Honeyman, Jack & RobertsonArchitectural practiceC19551975Additions and alterations
Item 8 of 10John Morton CochraneArchitectC19551975Additions and alterations. Job architect.
Item 9 of 10Honeyman, Jack & RobertsonArchitectural practiceF1985 Leisure Centre
Item 10 of 10John Morton CochraneArchitectF1985 Leisure Centre

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 212 Blythswood Square 
Item 2 of 2Office Block for Royal Scottish Automobile Club, West Campbell St & West Regent St5-storey office block
CHECK 211062 Possibly an addition to existing building(s)

This may be the building by Wright & Kirkwood which in Buildings of Scotland is mistakenly identified as 249 West George Street

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Office Block for Royal Scottish Automobile Club, West Campbell St & West Regent St5-storey office block
CHECK 211062 Possibly an addition to existing building(s)

This may be the building by Wright & Kirkwood which in Buildings of Scotland is mistakenly identified as 249 West George Street

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p51
Item 2 of 4Gomme, Andor and Walker, David1987Architecture of GlasgowSecond revised ednLondon: Lund Humphriespp75-78, 232, 285
Item 3 of 4RSA1926   525
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p215

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Architect and Building News1930Jul-Dec p576
Item 2 of 5Architect and Building News1934Jul-Dec p84
Item 3 of 5Architectural Review192660 (Jul-Dec) pp142-147 (plan, illustration)
Item 4 of 5Builder30 April 1926CXXX pp749-751
Item 5 of 5Builder7 January 1955  p36

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32976 
Item 2 of 3RIAS Collection, NMRS, RCAHMSJames Miller, Son & Manson Drawings Collection 43 drawings, 1 photograph
Item 3 of 3RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership