Basic Site Details

Name: Tenements on Turriff Street and Eglinton Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Largely demolished

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 4281-323, Eglinton Street Original numbering
Item 2 of 4433-491, Eglinton StreetYes 
Item 3 of 4Gourock StreetYes 
Item 4 of 4Turriff StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1857c. 1859  
Item 2 of 3c. 1876 DemolitionPartial, for the extension of Caledonian Railway
Item 3 of 3c. 1970(?) Demolition 


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 3A & G ThomsonArchitectural practiceAc. 1857c. 1859 
Item 2 of 3Alexander ThomsonArchitectAc. 1857c. 1859 
Item 3 of 3George ThomsonArchitectAc. 1857c. 1859 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 4Brodie, James, mill managerThird stage
Item 2 of 4Findlay, John, masonFirst stage
Item 3 of 4McIntyre, John, Stevenson, William and Baird, De HortForth stage
Item 4 of 4Robertson, James, insurance agentSecond stage


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Fortune, T G W1966Dissertation on Alexander Thomson University of Strathclyde Department of Architecture Dissertation 
Item 2 of 5Gomme, Andor and Walker, David1987Architecture of GlasgowSecond revised ednLondon: Lund Humphries 
Item 3 of 5Miller, Iain B1980Three Thomson Tenements Mackintosh School of Architecture Dissertation, in Glasgow School of Art Library 
Item 4 of 5Moss, Michael and Hume, John1975Glasgow as it Was Glasgow 1975volii
Item 5 of 5Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow City ArchivesFrank Worsdall's Collection on Greek Thomson, including job list and photograph list