Basic Site Details

Name: University of St Andrews Old Students Union Building
Town, district or village: St Andrews
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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 1Old Union BuildingYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Butts WyndYes 
Item 2 of 275-77, North StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5   Additions - date unknown
Item 2 of 51500s  Original building
Item 3 of 518911892 Addition of dining hall at rear
Item 4 of 51919  Improvements
Item 5 of 519231924 Alteration to top of stair tower


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 3(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect   Additions - date unknown
Item 2 of 3(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitect 18911892Addition of dining hall at rear
Item 3 of 3Paul WaterhouseArchitect 19191924Improvements, and alteration to top of stair tower

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1University of St Andrews Admirable Crichton's House 

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1University of St Andrews Admirable Crichton's House 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Cant, Ronald Gordon1967St Andrews Architects, II St Andrews Preservation Trust Annual Report, 1967p 13
Item 2 of 3Cant, Ronald Gordon1991St Andrews Architects Three decades of historical notes (Revised text), St Andrews 
Item 3 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p395

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect12 December 1919CII p 352
Item 2 of 2British Architect3 July 1891XXXVI p 4

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register40773 
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR S/11
Item 3 of 4St Andrews University LibrarySt Andrews Dean of Guild Plans  
Item 4 of 4St Andrews University LibraryUniversity of St Andrews Court Minutes 25 July 1899