Basic Site Details

Name: Glen Eden
Town, district or village: Cove
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Rosneath RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2Shore Road HS list address (1971)

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1856  Or earlier

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 3Alexander ThomsonArchitectAc. 1856 Attribution undocumented but probable on stylistic grounds
Item 2 of 3Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceAc. 1856 Attribution undocumented but probable on stylistic grounds
Item 3 of 3John Baird the SecondArchitectAc. 1856 Attribution undocumented but probable on stylistic grounds

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1McElroy, John - developer, ironfounder and railway contractor 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Maugham, W C1893Rosneath Past and Present Paisley and London, 1893p261
Item 2 of 4Reeve, Richard2005A Victorian Burgh: the story of Cove and Kilcreggan   
Item 3 of 4Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 
Item 4 of 4Walker, Frank Arneil and Sinclair, Fiona1992North Clyde estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Alexander Thomson Society NewsletterJanuary 2002no 30  
Item 2 of 2Country Life20 January 2005   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow City ArchivesFrank Worsdall's Collection on Greek Thomson, including job list and photograph list  
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register43442Shore Road, Glen Eden with Coach House, Gatepiers, Boundary Wall and Mile Sign