Basic Site Details

Name: Justiciary Court Houses
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Court House, Gaol and Public Offices  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Justiciary Court Houses, SaltmarketYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518101811 Original building
Item 2 of 51849  Reconstruction
Item 3 of 51859  Reconstruction
Item 4 of 519101913 Complete rebuilding retaining portico.
Construction programmed to commence in June 1910 and last two years
Item 5 of 51990s AdditionExtension


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 14William Stark  18101811Original building: only portico remaining now
Item 2 of 14Clarke & Bell A1849 Reconstruction
Item 3 of 14George Bell I A1849 Reconstruction
Item 4 of 14William Clarke A1849 Reconstruction
Item 5 of 14Clarke & Bell B1859 Further reconstruction work
Item 6 of 14George Bell I B1859 Further reconstruction work
Item 7 of 14William Clarke B1859 Further reconstruction work
Item 8 of 14Clarke & Bell & J H Craigie C1910 Complete rebuilding retaining portico
Item 9 of 14George Bell II C1910 Complete rebuilding retaining portico
Item 10 of 14James Allan Lauchlan C1910 Complete rebuilding retaining portico - as assistant to Clarke & Bell & J H Craigie
Item 11 of 14James Hoey Craigie C1910 Complete rebuilding retaining portico
Item 12 of 14John Marshall Hunter C1910 Complete rebuilding retaining portico - as chief assistant to Clarke & Bell & J H Craigie
Item 13 of 14John Kirkwood Wilson (or Jack Wilson) G1990s Extension
Item 14 of 14TBV Consult G1990s Extension


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892) 
Item 2 of 5Chapman1813The Picture of Glasgow  x, p139-147
Item 3 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 4 of 5Gomme, Andor and Walker, David1987Architecture of GlasgowSecond revised ednLondon: Lund Humphriesfig 46
Item 5 of 5Renwick (ed.)1913Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Glasgow  x, p43

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News29 April 1910  p585
Item 2 of 2The Times13 June 1910   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32844 
Item 2 of 4RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership Obituary of John Kirkwood Wilson
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Hoey Craigie: L v17 no1201 & F no1763 (microfilm reel 14); John Marshall Hunter: L v18 no1358; James Allan Lauchlan: L no4849 (combined box 39)
Item 4 of 4Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 2/3020 (1910 work)