Basic Site Details

Name: Barony Poorhouse
Town, district or village: Foresthill
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1901 additions: 90,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Barnhill PoorhouseYes 
Item 2 of 3Barnhill workhouse  
Item 3 of 3Barony Parish PoorhouseYes 

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418481853ConstructionOriginal building (including porter's lodge)
Item 2 of 41884 Design exhibitedChildren's section
Item 3 of 41901  Additions
Item 4 of 41904 Journal referenceAdditions


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 8Clarke & Bell B18481853Original building (including porter's lodge)
Item 2 of 8George Bell I B18481853Original building (including porter's lodge)
Item 3 of 8William Clarke B18481853Original building (including porter's lodge)
Item 4 of 8William Landless  1884 Children's section
Item 5 of 8John Rogerson A1901 Additions
Item 6 of 8Macwhannell & Rogerson A1901 Additions
Item 7 of 8Ninian Macwhannell A1901 Additions
Item 8 of 8Alexander Skirving  1904 Additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Parish Councilfor 1901 additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892)Clarke & Bell
Item 2 of 3Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1884   942
Item 3 of 3Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect20 May 1904   
Item 2 of 2Builder28 September 1901  p280

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 30844/1-63
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSClarke & Bell Album (drawings trimmed to fit, address, dates & titles cut away)  
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Ninian Macwhannell: F v17 p146 no1169; Alexander Skirving: F v17 p53 no1123 (microfilm reel 12)