Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Botanic Garden, bridge over the River Kelvin
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Notes: See also separate entry for 'Kelvingrove Park, bridge over the River Kelvin'; Houston designed at least two bridges over the River Kelvin - the first dates from between 1901 and 1910 and is/was of steel and cast iron with a span of 180 feet, and the second dates from between 1910 and 1920.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Botanic garden  
Item 2 of 2Bridge  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1After 1901Before 1920  

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 2Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)Architectural practiceAAfter 1901Before 1920J A T Houston responsible
Item 2 of 2John Alfred Taylor HoustonArchitectAAfter 1901Before 1920 

References

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 Alfred Taylor Houston: L v2 no155 (microfilm reel 29) & F no1794 (microfilm reel 14)