Basic Site Details

Name: Egyptian Halls
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Status: A listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 184-100, Union StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118701872  

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 6A & G ThomsonArchitectural practiceA18701872 
Item 2 of 6Alexander ThomsonArchitectA18701872 
Item 3 of 6George ThomsonArchitectA18701872 
Item 4 of 6A & G ThomsonArchitectural practiceBc. 1872 Six cast-iron lamp standards, cast by the saracen Foundry of Walter Macfarlane & Co, Glasgow - since removed
Item 5 of 6Alexander ThomsonArchitectBc. 1872 Six cast-iron lamp standards, cast by the saracen Foundry of Walter Macfarlane & Co, Glasgow - since removed
Item 6 of 6George ThomsonArchitectBc. 1872 Six cast-iron lamp standards, cast by the saracen Foundry of Walter Macfarlane & Co, Glasgow - since removed

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Robertson, James Henderson - iron manufacturer 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6APSD The Dictionary of Architectureed Wyatt PapworthThe Architectural Publication Society (8v 1852-1892) 
Item 2 of 6Gildard, Thomas1888Greek Thomson Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, xix (30 January 1888), pp191-209 
Item 3 of 6Illustrated Catalogue of Macfarlane's Castings1882Illustrated Catalogue of Macfarlane's Castings Glasgow 1882 
Item 4 of 6McFadzean, Ronald1979The Life and Work of Alexander Thomson London: Routledge & Kegan Paul 
Item 5 of 6Nicholson, Jane or Thomson, Amelia Memoir of Alexander Thomson Written for Alexander Thomson Memorial 
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 5Architect13 July 1872   
Item 2 of 5Builder11 December 1924CXXVII Malcolm Stark, 'The Work of Alexander Thomson'
Item 3 of 5Building News19 May 1871   
Item 4 of 5Building News16 April 1875  Commentary by J Moyr Smith
Item 5 of 5Glasgow Herald3 April 1874   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow Institute of ArchitectsBiographical sketch and job list of Greek Thomson by Rev John Stark, 1879  
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3320884-100 (Even Nos) Union Street
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 31 March 1870