Basic Site Details

Name: Calfhill Court, Single Women's Hostels
Town, district or village: Pollok
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: NB This may overlap with the other entry for flats in Calfhill Road.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21952 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 228 August 1953 *  Calfhill Court to receive Saltire Award

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 2Archibald George JuryArchitectA1952 As Chief Housing Architect for Glasgow Corporation.
Item 2 of 2Glasgow Corporation Housing Department (later Architectural & Planning Department, Glasgow Corporation) A1952 With Jury as Chief Housing Architect.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, Miles and Muthesius, Stefan1994Tower Block: Modern Public Housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland Yale University Press: New Haven and Londonp381, Gazetteer 2
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p608

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Architects Journal15 September 1949   
Item 2 of 6Builder28 August 1953  p306
Item 3 of 6Builder18 September 1953  p427-429 - illustrated article, with photos and plans
Item 4 of 6Glasgow Herald1 December 1956   
Item 5 of 6Journal (of the) RIASNovember 1953  p11-12 - 'The Saltire Society Award for Good Housing Design, 1952'
Item 6 of 6Municipal Journal9 October 1953  p2187-90