Basic Site Details

Name: New Club
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Notes: Sculptor: William Mossman (junior). The building was erected on running sand. What was built had to be dismantled and re-erected during construction. The interior has been rebuilt.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Cornhill HouseYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1144-146, West George StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118791883  


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 8Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerA18791883Won competition to secure job
Item 2 of 8Campbell Douglas & SellarsArchitectural practiceA18791883Won competition to secure job
Item 3 of 8James SellarsArchitect, ValuerA18791883Won competition to secure job
Item 4 of 8James Salmon & SonArchitectural practiceB1879  
Item 5 of 8James Salmon (senior)ArchitectB1879  
Item 6 of 8William Forrest SalmonArchitectB1879  
Item 7 of 8Boucher & HigginsArchitectural practiceBAfter 1879(?)Before 1906(?) 
Item 8 of 8Henry HigginsArchitectBAfter 1879Before 1911Decoration


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1879   683 (James Salmon & Son design)
Item 2 of 4Gomme, Andor and Walker, David1987Architecture of GlasgowSecond revised ednLondon: Lund Humphriesp299
Item 3 of 4McKenzie, Ray2002Public sculpture of Glasgow (Public sculpture of Great Britain series) Liverpool University Presspp419-20
Item 4 of 4RSA1883   989 (Campbell Douglas & Sellars)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Builder7 February 1880XXXVIII  
Item 2 of 5Builder14 April 1880XXXVIII  
Item 3 of 5Building News30 March 187   
Item 4 of 5Building News31 December 1880  p792 and illustration - James Salmon and Son design
Item 5 of 5Building News21 December 1883   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33241 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Henry Higgins: L v11 no632 (microfilm reel 33)