Basic Site Details

Name: Chirnsyde School
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Ninian Johnston was known to collaborate with artists. Chirnsyde Primary also included art works as part of the scheme, notably a concrete sculptural group (constructed 1953, damaged 2014) by Austrian refugee sculptor, Paul Zurnterstein (1921-68). Zunterstein studied under Benno Schotz and taught at the Glasgow Schoold of Art. Chirnsyde Primary was also known to display a mural by Donaldson but this has since been lost.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Chirnsyde Primary School  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1244-288, Ashgill Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11950 Build/construction 


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 3Boswell, Mitchell & JohnstonArchitectural practiceA1950  
Item 2 of 3Ninian Rutherford Jamieson JohnstonArchitectA1950  
Item 3 of 3Peter MitchellArchitectA1950  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p418
Item 2 of Website of 'Glasgow - City of Scultpure', co-produced by Gary Nisbet and Tim Gardner 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33735