Basic Site Details

Name: Woodside House and Lodge
Town, district or village: Paisley
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Burned down.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518501852  
Item 2 of 51881  Alterations, fernery and winter garden
Item 3 of 51902  Alterations on engine house
Item 4 of 51932 Alteration/conversionConversion to children's home
Item 5 of 5September 1952 Destruction/demolitionBurnt and demolished


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 3Charles WilsonArchitect 18501852 
Item 2 of 3Hippolyte Jean BlancArchitect 1881 Alterations, fernery and winter garden
Item 3 of 3Thomas Graham AbercrombieArchitect 1902 Alterations on engine house


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Coats, ArchibaldClient for 1881 work
Item 2 of 2Coats, PeterOriginal client (1850-52)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4RSA1881   918
Item 2 of 4Sinclair, Fiona J, ed1995Charles Wilson Architect 1810-1863: A Question of Style Glasgow: Park Circus Promotions, 1995p23
Item 3 of 4Sweeney, Dan2015Postscript to the Past: Lost Mansions and Houses of Renfrewshire Windan Presspp114-115
Item 4 of 4Thomson, David1882Memoir of Charles Wilson13 March 1882Proceedings of the Glasgow Philosophical Society 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection RED/19/1-22
Item 2 of 3Renfrewshire CouncilPaisley Dean of Guild Records Plans dated 1902 (for Abercrombie work)
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Hippolyte Jean Blanc: F v13 p142 no844 (microfilm reel 11)