Basic Site Details

Name: Duke Street prison
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: 'Glasgow Building' in Builder 28 Aug 1959 p124 states that building cleared to make way for Ladywell Housing Scheme

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2February 1868  Drawings dated for additions
Item 2 of 227 March 1959 Scheme accepted'Glasgow Corporation has received permission for demolition of the Duke-street prison area...5 1/2 acres of ground within the city centre for rehousing purposes. The City Architect is to prepare a plan...' per Builder p620


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 1John CarrickArchitect 1868 Additions


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder27 March 1959  'Glasgow Prison Site' p620

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow Planning Department (?)Glasgow Town Clerk's Department Drawings  
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive D T-C 486