University Gardens, 10

Description

10 University Gardens currently houses the Subjects of History and Medieval History.

This house, along with 9 University Gardens, was built between 1894 and 1900 by John James Burnet and forms part of the second development phase of the street. The house is located on the north terrace of the then Saughfield Crescent which was sited on the former gardens of Saughfield House. The A listed building was designed in a restrained but eclectic Glasgow free style, fusing neo-Baroque with Arts & Crafts detailing. 9 & 10 University Gardens are some of the simplest of the terrace along with 6 & 7 University Gardens.

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Notable residents include Richard Lodge, first Professor of Modern History at the University of Glasgow, who lived at No. 10 from c1897 until 1899. He was followed by Sir John Harvard Biles, Professor of Naval Architecture, who resided at No. 10 from 1900 to 1921. Thomas C. Reid, a wine merchant, lived in the house from 1930 until 1934.

Summary

University Gardens, 10
10 University Gardens
Glasgow
G12 8QH
Record last updated: 29th Oct 2015