Basic Site Details

Name: Block of Tenements and Shops at Gorbals Cross
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Notes: Estimated cost of 30,000 to build.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Tenement  
Item 2 of 2Shop  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 4Gorbals CrossYesNorth west corner
Item 2 of 432-68, Gorbals StreetYes 
Item 3 of 412-24, Norfolk StreetYes 
Item 4 of 4Oxford StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218741875  
Item 2 of 21975 Demolition 


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 3A & G Thomson & TurnbullArchitectural practiceA18741875 
Item 2 of 3Alexander ThomsonArchitectA18741875 
Item 3 of 3Robert TurnbullArchitectA18741875 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Gardner, John, Shaw, William & Dempster, Robert, builders 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gomme, Andor and Walker, David1987Architecture of GlasgowSecond revised ednLondon: Lund Humphries 
Item 2 of 3McFadzean, Ronald1979The Life and Work of Alexander Thomson London: Routledge & Kegan PaulIllustration
Item 3 of 3Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 

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 15 October 1874