Basic Site Details

Name: University of Glasgow, Zoology Building
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1University of Glasgow, Gilmorehill Campus Building B3, Graham Kerr BuildingYes 

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3  Addition'Latwr additions to W' (HS list)
Item 2 of 319221927  
Item 3 of 31923 * OpenedPanel, "ZOOLOGY 1923", over central entrance

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 4(Sir) John James Burnet A19221927 
Item 2 of 4Burnet, Son & Dick A19221927 
Item 3 of 4John Watson (junior) A19221927As apprentice to Burnet Son & Dick
Item 4 of 4Norman Aitken Dick A19221927 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Hansell, M, Harris, H, Reilly, M and Ruxton, G D2009Architectural treasures of the University of Glasgow  pp34-35
Item 2 of 3McKean, Charles, Walker, David and Walker, Frank1989Central Glasgow: An Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh, Rutland Pressp185
Item 3 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p342

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architects Journal21 September 1927   
Item 2 of 2Builder30 October 1925   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow University ArchivesPlans GB 0248 GUA BUL/6/16/1-127
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32928 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Norman Aitken Dick: F no2686 (box 10)