Basic Site Details

Name: Kelvingrove Park layout
Town, district or village: Woodlands Hill
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318531854  
Item 2 of 314 September 1853  Plans dated
Item 3 of 31854  Sir Joseph Paxton commissioned to draw up plan and present it to Town Council


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 2Charles WilsonArchitectA18531854In association with Sir J Paxton: granite stairway 40 feet wide
Item 2 of 2(Sir) Joseph PaxtonArchitect 1854 Sir Joseph Paxton commissioned to draw up plan and present it to Town Council


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Sinclair, Fiona J, ed1995Charles Wilson Architect 1810-1863: A Question of Style Glasgow: Park Circus Promotions, 1995p23
Item 2 of 3Thomson, David1882Memoir of Charles Wilson13 March 1882Proceedings of the Glasgow Philosophical Society 
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p281

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Copy of plan B/78126-7/P; GWD/29/1/A/P, GWD/29/1/A/P