Basic Site Details

Name: Possil New School
Town, district or village: Possil
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2426, Balmore RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2Bracken StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419301934Build/construction 
Item 2 of 41935 Opened 
Item 3 of 41985 Alteration/conversionConverted to flats
Item 4 of 42004 Destruction/demolitionDemolition due to structural problems. Only gymnasium remains.

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 4James Taylor ThomsonArchitect 19301934 
Item 2 of 4David James LeslieArchitectAc. 1985 Planning of conversion
Item 3 of 4James MacFarlane PatonArchitectAc. 1985 Conversion to flats - as project architect
Item 4 of 4Walter Underwood & PartnersArchitectural practiceBc. 1985 Conversion to flats

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Pressp197
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p415

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Herald1935  No specific date recorded

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of David J LeslieInformation sent to Dictionary Sent April 2010
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33742