Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Academy, Gymnasium
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Elmbank StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1After 1940Before 1949  


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 SmellieArchitectAAfter 1940Before 1949 
Item 2 of 3Andrew Graham HendersonArchitectAAfter 1940Before 1949 
Item 3 of 3Keppie & HendersonArchitectural practiceAAfter 1940Before 1949 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow AcademyOnly façade of Wilson building remains.
Cost of extensive additions by Watson, Salmond & Gray between 1934 and 1939: £100,000.
Personal information from John Watson Junior about later work of Watson, Salmond & Gray.
Originally built as Elmbank Academy or Glasgow Academy, which moved to Hillhead in 1878, whereafter this building became Glasgow High School


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA JournalJanuary 1964 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of Henderson