Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow Infirmary
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Notes: Original building by R & J Adam.

Demolished to make way for new building on the site, for which a competition was held in 1900-01 (see separate entry).

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Royal InfirmaryYes 

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 417921794Build/construction 
Item 2 of 418251832AdditionAddition of Fever Hospital
Item 3 of 41851  Removal of mound enclosing site, new porch.
Item 4 of 4c. 1910 Destruction/demolition 


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 5James Adam A17921794Mainly responsible at least at stage of execution.
Item 2 of 5R & J Adam A17921794 
Item 3 of 5George Murray C18251832Addition of Fever Hospital
Item 4 of 5Brown & Carrick B1851 Removal of mound, new porch.
Item 5 of 5James Brown B1851 Removal of mound, new porch.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder6 December 1851IX