Basic Site Details

Name: Springburn School
Town, district or village: Springburn
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 7,500.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Gourlay Street Public School  
Item 2 of 3Springburn Nursery SchoolYes 
Item 3 of 3Springburn Primary School  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Crichton Street  
Item 2 of 248, 54, Gourlay StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218731875  
Item 2 of 21894  Block facing Crichton Street added


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 4David ThomsonArchitect 18731875Pair of school blocks (one now demolished)
Item 2 of 4Colin MenziesArchitectA18941895Block facing Crichton Street added
Item 3 of 4David ThomsonArchitectA18941895Block facing Crichton Street added
Item 4 of 4Thomson & MenziesArchitectural practiceA18941895Block facing Crichton Street added


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Hamilton, Sarah L2010Glasgow's School Board Heritage: the Challenges of Conservation MSc Dissertation in Architectural Conservation  
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p429 (1894/5 addition)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News12 September 1873   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33613 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWeddell and Thomson Archive Summary Material (Handlists, Job lists etc) Thomson's job list
Item 3 of 3Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild Dean of Guild 1/3623 demolished additional block