Basic Biographical Details

Name: Robert Hutchison
Designation: Architect, Builder
Born: c. 1771
Died: 1840s
Bio Notes: Robert Hutchison was a builder and architect who was born about 1771 in Coaltown of Balgonie in Fife where he continued to live. He was responsible for the Town Hall and development of St Catherine Street in Cupar. He designed various churches and reported on the condition of others.

He died in the 1840s.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect, builder:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Coaltown of Balgonie, Fife, ScotlandBusiness   

Buildings and Designs

This architect, builder was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 161811Monimail ChurchMonimail FifeScotlandCompleted the steeple of the church to his own design with modifications by James Gillespie Graham.
Item 2 of 16c. 1812County BuildingsCupar FifeScotlandBuilt, following Gillespie Graham's designs
Item 3 of 16c. 1815Development of St Catherine StreetCupar FifeScotland 
Item 4 of 161825Parish SchoolMarkinch FifeScotlandSchoolmaster's house
Item 5 of 161828Cupar Parish ManseCupar FifeScotlandAs inspector, overseeing works by Brunton, Ramsay and Honeyman
Item 6 of 161833Kennoway Old Parish Church ManseKennoway FifeScotlandAs Clerk of Works, providing working drawings from a plan 'altered by the late Captain Lundin and drawn by James Fisher [who was a builder] under his directions'; also designed offices and garden wall
Item 7 of 161835Ceres SchoolCeres FifeScotland 
Item 8 of 161835Old Kennoway Churchyard, session house and watch houseKennoway FifeScotland 
Item 9 of 161835Parish SchoolMarkinch FifeScotlandAdditions to school and schoolroom
Item 10 of 161836Christ's Kirk on the Green ManseLeslie FifeScotlandStables
Item 11 of 161836Loch Leven Sluice HouseKinross Kinross-shireScotland 
Item 12 of 161837Cupar Parish ChurchCupar FifeScotlandWas consulted over the repairs. Unexecuted proposals for alterations (insertion of two windows in east wall)
Item 13 of 161838Auchtermuchty Parish ChurchAuchtermuchty FifeScotlandActed as inspector of the work at this date
Item 14 of 161839St Drostan's Parish ChurchMarkinch FifeScotlandSession house at East of church
Item 15 of 161840Parish SchoolMarkinch FifeScotlandAdditions and repairs
Item 16 of 161843Markinch Free ChurchMarkinch FifeScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect, builder:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, H M1995A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-18403rd editionNew Haven and London: Yale University Press 
Item 2 of 2Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp104, p107, p111

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect, builder:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Census records onlineCensuses