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Basic Site Details

Name: Cardowan Colliery, Pithead Baths
Town, district or village: Cardowan
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Design also exhibited at the Brussells Exhibition in 1935.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Colliery  
Item 2 of 2Pithead baths  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11933   

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 3Hugh SmithArchitectA1933 As chief assistant to John Austin Dempster, on the staff of the Miners' Welfare Committee
Item 2 of 3John Austin DempsterArchitectA1933 As Senior Architect for Scotland and North of England for the Miners' Welfare Committee
Item 3 of 3John Henry ForshawArchitectA1933 Assisted Joihn Austin Dempster in the design

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Miners' Welfare Committee 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Allison, Georgina1994The Miners Welfare Commission and Pithead Baths in Scotland Twentieth Century Society journal, Summer 1, Industrial Architecture, pp 55-64 
Item 2 of 3McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Pressp117
Item 3 of 3RSA1935   652

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1935Jul-Dec p165
Item 2 of 2RIAS Quarterly1936Spring/SummerRoyal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)p15-30 (illustration)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Austin Dempster: F no3347 (box 21); Hugh Smith: F no4623 (combined box 25)

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© All rights reserved.  courtesy of RIAS. From RIASQ 1936, 52 

© All rights reserved. courtesy of RIAS. From RIASQ 1936, 52