Basic Site Details

Name: Rosemount School
Town, district or village: Royston
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: On the 23rd ult. Rosemount Public School, Millburn-street, Garngad Hill, Glasgow, was opened by Sir John Neilson Cuthbertson, The school is erected on a site at the highest point of Garngad Hill. The site has a considerable fall from front to back. The drill-hall, janitor's house, and heating and ventilating apparatus have been placed on the lower level facing eastwards. The school and class-rooms, sixteen in number, and varying in size from accommodation for 173 to sixty-two scholars, are grouped round the central hall on two floors, and provide places for fully 1,203 children. The walls are of red sandstone from Ballochmyle quarries, finished in squared rubble with polished dressings. The play-grounds are laid with tar-macadam paving. The total cost, exclusive of site, is expected to come within 13,000 Mr. J. B. Wilson, of Glasgow, was the architect. [Builder 1 May 1897 p405]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Rosemount Development Trust Ltd, Millburn Centre, including Rosemount Lifelong Learning  (opened 1993)

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2School  
Item 2 of 2Office Now a business centre

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1221, Millburn StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 123 April 1897 Opened 


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 1John Bennie WilsonArchitect 1897  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Hamilton, Sarah L2010Glasgow's School Board Heritage: the Challenges of Conservation MSc Dissertation in Architectural Conservation  

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder1 May 1897LXXII p405 - opening
Item 2 of 2Building News30 April 1897   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild Dean of Guild 1/4035