Basic Site Details

Name: Tenements with Shops, 249-259 St Vincent Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Tenement  
Item 2 of 2Shop  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1249-259, St Vincent StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218651867  
Item 2 of 21967 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 practiceA18651867 
Item 2 of 3Alexander ThomsonArchitectA18651867 
Item 3 of 3George ThomsonArchitectA18651867 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Henderson, 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 1St Vincent Street UP ChurchThomson's only surviving intact church. Cost 15,916.0.3 1/4d (excluding cost of land) to build, plus professional fees of 1,207.7.2d (architects' fee 420). Builder William Wylie; carving by J & G Mossman; cast iron work by Weir & McElroy and Robert McConnel & Co; painting by C T Bowie.

Information about organ case also from John Watson Junior


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Fortune, T G W1966Dissertation on Alexander Thomson University of Strathclyde Department of Architecture Dissertation 
Item 2 of 2Stamp, 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 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 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild