Basic Site Details

Name: Principal's House
Town, district or village: University Gardens
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1University of Glasgow, Gilmorehill Campus Building A18 to A20 and A24  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 21-13, Professors' SquareYes 
Item 2 of 2University GardensYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218681871Build/constructionOriginal house
Item 2 of 21898  Addition of porch


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 4(Sir) George Gilbert ScottArchitect, Architectural practiceA18681871Original house
Item 2 of 4Honeyman & KeppieArchitectural practiceB1898 Addition of porch
Item 3 of 4John HoneymanArchitectB1898 Addition of porch
Item 4 of 4John KeppieArchitectB1898 Addition of porch


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Macaulay, James2009Sir George Gilbert Scott and the University of Glasgow (Eds) Jones, D and McKinistry, S 'Essays in Scots and English Architectural Historypp75-78
Item 2 of 4McKean, Charles, Walker, David and Walker, Frank1989Central Glasgow: An Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh, Rutland Presspp179-185
Item 3 of 4Ross, A and Hume, J1975A New and Splendid Edifice: the architecture of the University of Glasgow   
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p342

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Glasgow UniversityGlasgow University Archives 'Drawings Collection, Principal's House the University of Glasgow' 1975, pp15-18
Item 2 of 4Glasgow University ArchivesPlans GB 0248 GUA BUL/6/2/1-28, Professor's houses BUL/6/3/1-37
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32926 
Item 4 of 4Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job Book