Basic Site Details

Name: Langside District Library
Town, district or village: Langside
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Battlefield RoadYes 
Item 2 of 22, Sinclair DriveYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 27 February 1913 Journal referenceJournal reference to design competition.
Item 2 of 23 February 1915 Opened 


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 Thomson ScottArchitect 1913 Won design competition but passed over for commission on account of cost
Item 2 of 3Andrew Graham HendersonArchitect 1913 Premiated design
Item 3 of 3George SimpsonArchitect 1913 Second premiated competition design; appointed for job after first premiated design proved too costly


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1913   114
Item 2 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p549
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Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder7 February 1913CIV  
Item 2 of 2Builder25 June 1915CVIII pp587, 589

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32412