Basic Site Details

Name: Corn Exchange
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: 4,200. Brown & Carrick building demolished 1895. New building on same site.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 281, Hope StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Waterloo StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51844  Original building
Item 2 of 51858  Reconstruction
Item 3 of 51895  First building demolished
Item 4 of 51895 Design exhibitedNew building erected on same site.
Item 5 of 5c. 1964  Second building demolished


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 10George SinclairArchitectA  Restoration - date unknown
Item 2 of 10John BallantineArchitectA  Restoration - date unknown
Item 3 of 10Sinclair & BallantineArchitectural practiceA  Restoration - date unknown
Item 4 of 10Brown & CarrickArchitectural practiceB1844 Original building
Item 5 of 10James BrownArchitectB1844 Original building
Item 6 of 10John CarrickArchitectB1844 Original building
Item 7 of 10Barclay & WattArchitectural practiceA1858 Reconstruction
Item 8 of 10Hugh BarclayArchitectA1858 Reconstruction
Item 9 of 10William Forsyth McGibbonArchitect 1895 New building on same site.
Item 10 of 10P & W AndersonArchitectural practice After 1895(?) As engineers for new building?


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Academy Architecture1895   p73
Item 2 of 4APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892) 
Item 3 of 4Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1895   246
Item 4 of 4Who's Who in Architecture1923   Sinclair & Ballantine work

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder9 July 1896LXXI  
Item 2 of 2Building News2 August 1895  Perspective view

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Mitchell LibraryGlasgow City Archives GC 052 BAI (reproduced on
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Forsyth McGibbon: F v17 p39 no1116 (microfilm reel 12)