Basic Site Details

Name: Fernhill Housing Estate
Town, district or village: Rutherglen
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 5Housing  
Item 2 of 5Flats  
Item 3 of 5Terraced house  
Item 4 of 5Cottage  
Item 5 of 5Shop 1961


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 43 January 1958 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun'Erection of blocks of three-storey flats comprising 54 houses and cottages and terrace comprising 60 houses at Fernhill. Several works. Applications to Mr. J. C. Russell, Burgh S. Town Hall Buildings, Rutherglen, by January 14.' per Builder p33
Item 2 of 4February 1958(?) Proposed'(1) Construction of approx. 60,000 sq. yds. carriageways and footpaths; (2) 5,500 lin. yd. fireclay sewers with ancillary works at Fernhill Housing Development. Applications to Boro' S, J. C. Russell, Town Hall buildings, Rutherglen.' per Builder 21 Feb 1958 p378
Item 3 of 420 June 1958 Scheme accepted'Plans approved by Dean of Guild Court for 14 four-storey blocks of flats, comprising 117 houses, at Fernhill. Est. cost 212,000.' per Builder p1154
Item 4 of 410 November 1961 Proposed7 shops and 10 maisonettes per Builder p906


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 2Robert William Kelly Cupples RogersonArchitectA19581962May have been responsible for design
Item 2 of 2John Cochrane RussellArchitect 3 January 1958 CHECK role - receiving applications as Burgh Surveyor


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Corporation of Rutherglen 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder3 January 1958  p33
Item 2 of 4Builder21 February 1958  p378
Item 3 of 4Builder20 June 1958  p1154
Item 4 of 4Builder10 November 1961  p906

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 R W K C Rogerson: A no10230; F no 5696 (Combined Box 95)