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Basic Site Details

Name: Liberal Club
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Bedford Hotel Previous
Item 2 of 3Royal Academy of Music and DramaYes 
Item 3 of 3Scottish National Academy of Music  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Buchanan StreetYes 
Item 2 of 32 (or 4?), Nelson Mandela PlaceYes 
Item 3 of 3St George's Place  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51887 Journal referenceReconstruction of Bedford Hotel into Liberal Club
Item 2 of 519071909 New Clubhouse
Item 3 of 5c. 1907 DemolitionOld Club demolished
Item 4 of 5c. 1907  Competition held
Item 5 of 51930s Alteration/conversionConverted into premises for the Royal Scottish Academy of Music

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 10Alexander SkirvingArchitect 1887 Reconstruction of Bedford Hotel into Liberal Club
Item 2 of 10Alexander Nisbet PatersonArchitectA19071909Won competition and secured job
Item 3 of 10Campbell Douglas & PatersonArchitectural practiceA19071909Won competition and secured job
Item 4 of 10Donald McKay StoddartArchitectA19071909New clubhouse - as chief draughtsman to Alexander Nisbet Paterson
Item 5 of 10William John Brockie WrightArchitectA19071908New clubhouse - as assistant to Alexander Nisbet Paterson
Item 6 of 10James Salmon (junior)ArchitectB1907 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 7 of 10John Gaff GillespieArchitectB1907 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 8 of 10Salmon, Son & GillespieArchitectural practiceB1907 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 9 of 10William Forrest SalmonArchitectB1907 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 10 of 10Alexander Buchanan CampbellArchitectG1960s Alterations and additions for Royal Academy of Music and Drama

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Academy Architecture1908 part 1 p84 (New clubhouse)
Item 2 of 6Academy Architecture1910 Part 2 pp74-76 (photos as built)
Item 3 of 6Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1908   651
Item 4 of 6RSA1909   377 (New clubhouse)
Item 5 of 6RSA1910   355 (new clubhouse)
Item 6 of 6Studio Yearbook1909    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Architect14 October 1887  p242
Item 2 of 5British Architect14 October 1887  p292
Item 3 of 5British Architect26 April 1907   
Item 4 of 5British Architect10 May 1907   
Item 5 of 5Building Industries16 October 1907  Campbell Douglas & Paterson work

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33233 
Item 2 of 5Mitchell Library GlasgowOffice Plans and drawings of Watson, Salmond & GrayTD 1155/80 
Item 3 of 5NMRSA Buchanan Campbell Collection Hand list of drawings
Item 4 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Nisbet Paterson: F v20 no1431 (microfilm reel 13); Alexander Skirving: F v17 p53 no1123 (microfilm reel 12); Donald McKay Stoddart: L v2 no134 (microfilm reel 29)
Item 5 of 5Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 2/1909

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