Basic Site Details

Name: Redholme
Town, district or village: Pollokshields/Dumbreck
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1271, Nithsdale Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31889 Design exhibitedOriginal building?
Item 2 of 3After 1900Before 1907  
Item 3 of 31969 Destruction/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 6Frank BurnetArchitect 1889 Original building?
Item 2 of 6Burnet, Boston & CarruthersArchitectural practiceAAfter 1900Before 1907Addition?
Item 3 of 6Frank BurnetArchitectAAfter 1900Before 1907Addition?
Item 4 of 6Gilbert McGarvaArchitectAAfter 1900Before 1907as assistant to Burnet, Boston & Carruthers- Addition?
Item 5 of 6James CarruthersArchitectAAfter 1900Before 1907Addition?
Item 6 of 6William James BostonArchitectAAfter 1900Before 1907Addition?


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Primrose, John Ure, Sir - Lord Provost of GlasgowIt was the home of Sir John Ure Primrose, Baronet from 1903, who took his title from the house. Primrose was the nephew of another Lord Provost, Sir John Ure. Primrose was a wealthy flour mill owner, and owned the Centre Street Flour Mills in Glasgow at the turn of the century.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Academy Architecture1906 Part 1 pp84-88
Item 2 of 3Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1889   958
Item 3 of 3Sweeney, Dan2103Shadows of the City: Glasgow's Lost Mansions and Houses Windan Presspp112-113

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Morag CrossInformation sent to DSA  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Gilbert McGarva: L v14 no996