Basic Site Details

Name: Tenements, High Street and Duke Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Bell o' the Brae tenementsYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 21-5, Duke StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2252-284, High StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21899  Competition held
Item 2 of 21903   


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 9James Salmon & Son B1899 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 2 of 9James Salmon (junior) B1899 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 3 of 9John Gaff Gillespie B1899 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 4 of 9William Forrest Salmon B1899 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 5 of 9Burnet, Boston & Carruthers A1903 Won competition to secure job
Item 6 of 9Frank Burnet A1903 Won competition to secure job
Item 7 of 9Gilbert McGarva A1903 As assistant to Burnet, Boston & Carruthers, who won competition to secure job
Item 8 of 9James Carruthers A1903 Won competition to secure job
Item 9 of 9William James Boston A1903 Won competition to secure job


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Glasgow City Improvement Trust 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building Industries15 September 1900   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32724 
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLetters from James Salmon Jun to Hugh Salmon (per Hugh's daughter Mrs Anne Francis, Christchurch, NZ Letter from James Salmon to Hugh Salmon, 2 July 1899 mentions Frank Burnet also living at Kilmacolm as competitor and 'back stairs influence'
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Gilbert McGarva: L v14 no996
Item 4 of 4Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild