Basic Site Details

Name: Lerwick Sheriff Court and Prison
Town, district or village: Lerwick
Island: Mainland
City or county: Shetland
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2County Buildings Current
Item 2 of 2Zetland County Buildings and Zetland County Police  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Courthouse  
Item 2 of 2Prison  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Sheriff Court and Prison, King Erik StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Market StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118731875  

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 2David RhindArchitectA18731875 
Item 2 of 2James McGlashen RossArchitectA18731875As apprentice to David Rhind

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp489
Item 2 of 3Historic Scotland Lists     
Item 3 of 3Scottish Civic Trust1983Historic Buildings at Work: a guide to the historic buildings of Scotland used by Central Government Scottish Civic Trust/Property Services Agency, Department of the Environmentp167

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register37263 
Item 2 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James McGlashen Ross: L v25 no2076 ('Court-houses, prisons ...' done as apprentice to Rhind)
Item 3 of 3Shetland District Archives?Shetland Commissioners of Supply Minutes 1873