Basic Site Details

Name: Maria Villa, Langside Hill
Town, district or village: Langside
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 2,249 11s 4 1/2d to build.

Alternative Names

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 125, 25A, Mansionhouse RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118561857  

People

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 5Alexander ThomsonArchitectA18561857Begun by Baird & Thomson; finished by A & G Thomson
Item 2 of 5Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceA1856 Begun by Baird & Thomson; finished by A & G Thomson
Item 3 of 5John Baird the SecondArchitectA1856 Begun by Baird & Thomson; finished by A & G Thomson
Item 4 of 5A & G ThomsonArchitectural practiceA1857 Begun by Baird & Thomson; finished by A & G Thomson
Item 5 of 5George ThomsonArchitectA1857 Begun by Baird & Thomson; finished by A & G Thomson

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Watson, Henry - clothierOf Lockharts & Watson

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Barclay, David1904Greek Thomson: his life and opinions Architectural Review May 1904 
Item 2 of 6Blackie1868Villa and Cottage Architecture1st edition Drawings of modified design
Item 3 of 6Gildard, Thomas1888Greek Thomson Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, xix (30 January 1888), pp191-209 
Item 4 of 6Law, Graham1954Greek Thomsoncxv, May 1954Architectural Review, May 1954 (Publication of 1960 Cambridge dissertation, original at NMRS) 
Item 5 of 6McFadzean, Ronald1979The Life and Work of Alexander Thomson London: Routledge & Kegan Paulp67
Item 6 of 6Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect19 June 1869  p318

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow City ArchivesFrank Worsdall's Collection on Greek Thomson, including job list and photograph list  
Item 2 of 3Glasgow Institute of ArchitectsBiographical sketch and job list of Greek Thomson by Rev John Stark, 1879  
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32373