Basic Site Details

Name: 8 Great Western Terrace
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Much altered since (stair window gone)

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 18, Great Western TerraceYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4c. 1870  Original building
Item 2 of 41892  Stair window
Item 3 of 41901  Complete remodelling of interior
Item 4 of 4November 1902  Design for a double bed (plans dated)


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 ThomsonArchitect c. 1870 Original building
Item 2 of 4George WaltonArchitect 1892 Stair window
Item 3 of 4(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectA1901 Complete remodelling of interior
Item 4 of 4(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectB1902 Double bed design


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Burrell, Sir William 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 11-11 Great Western TerraceInformation from Mrs Edith Burnet Hughes.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p173
Item 2 of 4Sparrow, W S1904The British Home Today  Photograph of dining room
Item 3 of 4Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 
Item 4 of 4Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p313 (Walton window)

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, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection (GWD131/1-4) LOR G/19