Basic Site Details

Name: Northern Assurance Buildings
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Commercial office  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Albert SquareYes 
Item 2 of 3Chapel StreetYes 
Item 3 of 3110, Commercial StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31877   
Item 2 of 3Early 1870s  Fašade, as part of 1871 Improvement Act scheme
Item 3 of 31881  Further drawings

People

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 5George Shaw AitkenArchitectA1877  
Item 2 of 5James MaclarenArchitectA1877  
Item 3 of 5Maclaren & AitkenArchitectural practiceA1877  
Item 4 of 5William MackisonArchitect Early 1870s Fašade, as part of 1871 Improvement Act scheme
Item 5 of 5James MaclarenArchitectB1881 Further drawings - possibly end of building

References

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm)  
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection AND/647/1-3