Basic Site Details

Name: Milton Rooms
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Changed to Prince of Wales Theatre on the same site (see separate entry)

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Magnet Music Hall After conversion by Clarke & Bell in 1860 (see Clarke & Bell album). This needs to be verified in Clarke & Bell album.

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 2Cowcaddens StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Stewart StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31860  Conversion of Milton Rooms to Magnet Music Hall
Item 2 of 3c. 1867  Name changed to Prince of Wales Theatre.
Item 3 of 31869 DamageBurnt down


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 3Clarke & Bell B1860 Conversion of Milton Rooms to Magnet Music Hall
Item 2 of 3George Bell I B1860 Conversion of Milton Rooms to Magnet Music Hall
Item 3 of 3William Clarke B1860 Conversion of Milton Rooms to Magnet Music Hall


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Baylis, James 
Item 2 of 2Hannay, AlexanderOwner who changed the name to the Prince of Wales Theatre.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Peter, Bruce1999Scotland's Splendid Theatres: Architecture and Social History from the Reformation to the Present Day Edinburgh: Polygon (an imprint of Edinburgh University Press Ltd)pp75-6
Item 2 of 2Smith, Graeme2008The Theatre Royal: entertaining a Nation Glasgow Publications 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSClarke & Bell Album (drawings trimmed to fit, address, dates & titles cut away)