Basic Site Details

Name: Westbourne Terrace
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 221-39, Hyndland RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2Westbourne Terrace Original name


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21870c. 1881  
Item 2 of 2After 1921Before 1930 Conversion of houses into flats


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 6A & G Thomson A1870(?)1873Started terrace
Item 2 of 6Alexander Thomson A18701875Only four of ten houses built in Thomson's lifetime
Item 3 of 6George Thomson A18701872Started terrace
Item 4 of 6A & G Thomson & Turnbull A1873c. 1881Finished terrace
Item 5 of 6Robert Turnbull A1873c. 1881Finished terrace
Item 6 of 6(Professor) William James Smith  After 1921Before 1930Conversion of houses into flats


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Anderson, J W 
Item 2 of 2Clow, David 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gildard, Thomas1888Greek Thomson Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, xix (30 January 1888), pp191-209 
Item 2 of 3McFadzean, Ronald1979The Life and Work of Alexander Thomson London: Routledge & Kegan Paul 
Item 3 of 3Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Glasgow City ArchivesFrank Worsdall's Collection on Greek Thomson, including job list and photograph list  
Item 2 of 5Glasgow Institute of ArchitectsBiographical sketch and job list of Greek Thomson by Rev John Stark, 1879  
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32530 
Item 4 of 5Historic Scotland RecordsThe Listed Glasgow Buildings of Alexander 'Greek' Thomson, complied by Iain Paterson, 1997  
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William James Smith: F no2827 (box 12)