Basic Site Details

Name: Victoria Baths Club
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 8,000.

Alternative Names

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

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 1Butterbiggins RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318761877 Competition held and baths constructed
Item 2 of 31877 Design exhibitedLandless' competition design
Item 3 of 31942 Closed 


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 2Thomas Lennox WatsonArchitect 18761877Won competition and secured job
Item 2 of 2William LandlessArchitect 1876 Unsuccessful competition design


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1877   682 (William Landless)
Item 2 of 3Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1882   559 (Thomas Lennox Watson)
Item 3 of 3Shifrin, Malcolm2015Victorian Turkish Baths Historic Englandpp229-231

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2British Architect1 July 1881  Illustration
Item 2 of 2Builder1876XXXIV p269

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas Lennox Watson: F v7 p83, microfiche 98/E7