Basic Site Details

Name: St Charles RC School
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 'Buildings of Scotland' say that Weddell & Inglis assisted William McCaig, City Education Architect Charles McKean say that Weddell & Inglis were responsible but Denny & Blain archive notes say drawings are by Denny & Blain. CHECK

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Charles RC School/13, Kelvinside GardensYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119331934  


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 7William McCaigArchitectB19321933Worked with Weddell & Inglis (he was architect to the Glasgow Education Department)
Item 2 of 7Alexander Cochran DennyArchitectA19331934 
Item 3 of 7Denny & BlainArchitectural practiceA19331934 
Item 4 of 7William John BlainArchitectA19331934 
Item 5 of 7James Wilkie WeddellArchitectB19331934Working with William McCaig, architect to the Glasgow Education Department
Item 6 of 7Weddell & InglisArchitectural practiceB19331934Working with William McCaig, architect to the Glasgow Education Department
Item 7 of 7William Beresford InglisArchitectB19331934Working with William McCaig, architect to the Glasgow Education Department


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Pressp194
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p329

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWeddell and Thomson Archive Summary Material (Handlists, Job lists etc) 8 sheets drawings (roll 19) with correspondence reports and notes