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Basic Site Details

Name: Commercial Bank of Scotland, St Andrews Branch
Town, district or village: St Andrews
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 2,250. John Gifford identifies this building as the current burgh offices at 2 Queens Gardens next to the Town Hall. The Board Minutes approve purchase of a site 'opposite Town Hall' (9 January 1868) - but this may be becasuee there was a gap between the Town Hall buildings and the bnak which was filled in the 1880s.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Burgh OfficesYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 12, Queen's GardensYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318671869  
Item 2 of 316 January 1868 Plans approved 
Item 3 of 327 February 1868  Estimates accepted, 2250.

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 1David RhindArchitect 18671869 

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Commercial Bank of Scotland 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Cant, Ronald Gordon1967St Andrews Architects, II St Andrews Preservation Trust Annual Report, 1967p 12
Item 2 of 4Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p397
Item 3 of 4Historic Scotland Lists     
Item 4 of 4Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp127

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register40840 
Item 2 of 2Royal Bank of Scotland Group ArchivesCommercial Bank Board Minutes 5 December 1867, 9 January 1868, 16 January 1868, 27 February 1868

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