Basic Site Details

Name: Block of Tenements with Shops, 126-138 Sauchiehall Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Washington Temperance Hotel From c.1875 to 1880s
Item 2 of 2Waverley Temperance HotelYesfrom 1880s

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2126-138, Sauchiehall Street Original address
Item 2 of 2172, Sauchiehall StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318641866  
Item 2 of 3c. 1871  Converted to hotel
Item 3 of 31935 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 6A & G ThomsonArchitectural practiceA18641866 
Item 2 of 6Alexander ThomsonArchitectA18641866 
Item 3 of 6George ThomsonArchitectA18641866 
Item 4 of 6A & G ThomsonArchitectural practiceBc. 1871 Conversion to hotel
Item 5 of 6Alexander ThomsonArchitectBc. 1871 Conversion to hotel
Item 6 of 6George ThomsonArchitectBc. 1871 Conversion to hotel


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Henderson, William, builderOriginal tenements
Item 2 of 2Murdoch & Roger, solicitorsConversion to hotel


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892) 
Item 2 of 3Nicholson, Jane or Thomson, Amelia Memoir of Alexander Thomson Written for Alexander Thomson Memorial 
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 4Glasgow City ArchivesFrank Worsdall's Collection on Greek Thomson, including job list and photograph list  
Item 2 of 4Glasgow Institute of ArchitectsBiographical sketch and job list of Greek Thomson by Rev John Stark, 1879  
Item 3 of 4Mitchell LibraryGlasgow City Archives Sederunt book
Item 4 of 4Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 9 june 1864