Basic Site Details

Name: Whiteinch Public School
Town, district or village: Whiteinch
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: NB: This is now a primary and nursery school; see separate entry for the new Whiteinch Public School.

Information from the Glasgow Herald 4th August 1877 say the school was completed at that time by Govan Public School Board, and designed by a 'Mr Petrie'. Cross referencing with contemporary OS maps has confirmed this to be the same buildings.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Whiteinch Primary and Nursery SchoolYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2School  
Item 2 of 2Nursery School  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Glendore StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2August 1877 Completion 
Item 2 of 21892(?) AdditionBlock to E


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 3Alexander Petrie  1877 For Govan Public School Board
Item 2 of 3Andrew Balfour A1892(?) Additional block to E
Item 3 of 3Steele & Balfour A1892(?) Additional block to e


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Hamilton, Sarah L2010Glasgow's School Board Heritage: the Challenges of Conservation MSc Dissertation in Architectural Conservation  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow City ArchivesWorsdall Collection Frank Wordsall Collection TD1309/P/14, TD1309/A/519 (basement level heating chamber and air ducts only, although shows that ground floor is slightly elevated.)
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Andrew Balfour: F v16 p148 no1091 (microfilm reel 11)