Basic Site Details

Name: University of Glasgow, Botany Building
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 2University of Glasgow, Botanical Building  
Item 2 of 2University of Glasgow, Gilmorehill, Campus Building B7, Bower Building  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 21E, GilmorehillYes 
Item 2 of 2University AvenueYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4   Addition
Item 2 of 419001902 Original building
Item 3 of 4Before 1981 Alteration/conversion 
Item 4 of 4October 2001  Barrel vault roof and top-lit laboratories destroyed by fire


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 8Thomas Harold Hughes    Addition - date unknown
Item 2 of 8(Sir) John James Burnet A19001902Original building - with Scott as consultant
Item 3 of 8John Burnet & Son A19001902Original building
Item 4 of 8John Oldrid Scott A19001902Original building - acting as consultant
Item 5 of 8Charles Allan Valentine DBefore 1981 Conversion
Item 6 of 8Fewster Valentine & Partners DBefore 1981 Conversion
Item 7 of 8Robert Maxwell McCarthy DBefore 1981 Conversion
Item 8 of 8William Home DBefore 1981 Conversion


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Academy Architecture1900 part 1 118, 119
Item 2 of 4Hansell, M, Harris, H, Reilly, M and Ruxton, G D2009Architectural treasures of the University of Glasgow  p43-35
Item 3 of 4RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p342

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Academy Architecture1900  pp118 & 119
Item 2 of 2Builder28 April 1900LXXVIII p422 and illustration

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow UniversityGlasgow University Archives Drawings. Ref GB 0248 GUA BUL/6/14/1-9
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32917 
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/7011