Basic Site Details

Name: Scottish Exhibition Rooms
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
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Notes: Demolished in 1875 and replaced by new office building for Daniel McLean (see separate entry), also by Thomson.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 187-97, Bath StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41854  Original building
Item 2 of 41855  Italian Renaissance Room designed
Item 3 of 41872  Conversion to coach house and stables
Item 4 of 41875 Demolition 

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 7Alexander ThomsonArchitectA1854 Greek court
Item 2 of 7Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceA1854 Greek court
Item 3 of 7John Baird the SecondArchitectA1854 Greek court
Item 4 of 7William ClarkeArchitect 1855 Designed Italian Renaissance Room
Item 5 of 7A & G ThomsonArchitectural practiceB1872 Conversion to coach house and stables
Item 6 of 7Alexander ThomsonArchitectB1872 Conversion to coach house and stables
Item 7 of 7George ThomsonArchitectB1872 Conversion to coach house and stables

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Architectural Institute of Scotland 
Item 2 of 2Walker, John E1872 conversion

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder13 January 1855XIII p22
Item 2 of 3Builder14 April 1855XIII p172
Item 3 of 3Building News7 June 1872  p456

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