Basic Site Details

Name: Barracks
Town, district or village: Govan
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Superseded by new poorhouse by James Thomson (now Southern General Hospital - see separate entry).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Govan PoorhouseYesAfter conversion, 1852

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Barracks  
Item 2 of 2Poor house  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11852  Converted to poorhouse


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 3Black & SalmonArchitectural practiceA1852 Converted to poorhouse
Item 2 of 3James Salmon (senior)ArchitectA1852 Converted to poorhouse
Item 3 of 3Robert BlackArchitectA1852 Converted to poorhouse