Basic Site Details

Name: Pollok Burgh School
Town, district or village: Pollokshaws
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Link to Baird and Thomson, 1855.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Pollok AcademyYes 
Item 2 of 2Pollok School AnnexeYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 12097, Pollokshaws RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318551856 Original building by Baird and Thomson
Item 2 of 31874  Enlargement
Item 3 of 31968 Demolition 


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 4Alexander ThomsonArchitectA18551856Baird claimes responsibility
Item 2 of 4Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceA18551856Baird claimed responsibility
Item 3 of 4John Baird the SecondArchitectA18551856Baird claimed responsibility
Item 4 of 4John Baird the SecondArchitectB1874 Enlargement


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gomme, Andor and Walker, David1987Architecture of GlasgowSecond revised ednLondon: Lund Humphries 
Item 2 of 4McFadzean, Ronald1979The Life and Work of Alexander Thomson London: Routledge & Kegan Paul 
Item 3 of 4Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 
Item 4 of 4Worsdall, Frank1981The City that Disappeared Glasgow: The Molendinar Press 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow City ArchivesFrank Worsdall's Collection on Greek Thomson, including job list and photograph list  
Item 2 of 3Glasgow City Archives, Mitchell LibraryGlasgow School Board Minutes  
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Baird II: F v5 p60; microfiche 89/B4