Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Empire Exhibition, South African Pavilion
Town, district or village: Bellahouston
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Was taken down and re-erected at the site of the Nobel Explosives Factory at Ardeer.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Africa HouseYesReconstructed at ICI, Ardeer as Africa House

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11938   

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 3George James MillerArchitectA1938  
Item 2 of 3James MillerArchitectA1938 'Buildings of Scotland' gives James Miller
Item 3 of 3James Miller & SonArchitectural practiceA1938  

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

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 1Glasgow Empire Exhibition, masterplanPlanned and overseen by Thomas Smith Tait, appointed by the Government.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp634
Item 2 of 3Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp69
Item 3 of 3Kinchin, Perilla and Kinchin, Juliet Glasgow's Great Exhibitions White Cockade Publishingpp127-167 (p143 in particular).

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1938Jan-Jun p229
Item 2 of 2Architectural Review1938ii p6

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register19136 
Item 2 of 2Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore Print Room Collections,
Empire Exhibition photograph collection Ref: 240744.