Basic Site Details

Name: Elmwood Secondary School
Town, district or village: Bothwell
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Bothwell
Status: B listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Elmwood Manor  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 4School  
Item 2 of 4Mansion houseYes 
Item 3 of 4Sheltered housing  
Item 4 of 4Flats  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Elmwood Secondary School, Blantyre Mill RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 81819 Build/constructionOriginal mansion house built
Item 2 of 81878 Alteration/conversionConverted to school
Item 3 of 81893 Alterations and additions 
Item 4 of 81923 Alterations and additions 
Item 5 of 819371939 Additions
Item 6 of 81952 Alterations and additions 
Item 7 of 81977 ClosedSchool closed
Item 8 of 81983 Alteration/conversionConverted to flats and additional sheltered housing built in grounds


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 1Alexander McAnally (sometimes misspelt McNally or Macannally)Architect 19371939Additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Franciscan SistersOperated the Boarding School
Item 2 of 2Mr ShawIronmonger of Trongate, Glasgow who commissioned the original house in 1819


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Close, Rob, Gifford, John & Walker, Frank Arneil2016The Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp.155

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register5145 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander McAnally: L no5439 (combined box 79) & F no4570 (box 22)