Alexander George Thomson Scotland

Biography of Alexander George Thomson

Alexander George Thomson, a Glasgow-based civil engineer and architect, designed the gateway and gatehouse at Gilmorehill, Pearce Lodge. Together with the building contractors, Morrison & Mason, Pearce Lodge was built in 1887, incorporating the old main gateway and other features from the High Street frontage of the Old College. In 1889, the boundary wall, gatepiers and railings were added.

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Archival Materials

  • GUA 15728, Aug 1885 Copy report from Alex George Thomson, civil engineer and architect, to Principal John Caird on tenders lodged by contractors for the removal and re-erection of the gateway building (Pearce Lodge)
  • GUA 15730, Jul 1885 Contract specification from Alex George Thomson, civil engineer and architect, to Morrison & Mason, builders, concerning removal and re-erection of the gateway building (Pearce Lodge)
  • PHU 38 Pearce Lodge

Summary

Alexander George Thomson
Born 6 January 1825.
Died 5 February 1904.
GU Degree:
Occupation categories: architects; engineers, civil
English snippet: Civil Engineer and Architect, who designed Pearce Lodge
Record last updated: 21st Aug 2014

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Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Innellan
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