Basic Site Details

Name: Theatre Royal
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Theatre Royal Queen Street at corner of Royal Exchange Square
Architect David Hamilton, 1805 (DH died 1843)
For committee of merchants Laurence Craigie, John Hamilton, Dugald Bannatyne, William Penney and Robert Dennistoun.
Destroyed by fire 1829

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Queen Street  
Item 2 of 2Royal Exchange Square  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218031805Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21829 Destruction/demolitionDestroyed by fire

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 1David HamiltonArchitectA18031805 

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Craigie, Laurence, Hamilton, John, Bannatyne, Dugald, Penney, William, Dennistoun, RobertFor committee of merchants Laurence Craigie, John Hamilton, Dugald Bannatyne, William Penney and Robert Dennistoun.



References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Chapman, Robert1812Picture of Glasgow or Stranger's Guide Glasgowp130
Item 2 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 3Denholm, J1804History of Glasgow 3rd ed. p214

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Graeme SmithInformation via website (from Graeme Smith)  Sent June 2013