Basic Site Details

Name: Swallowgait
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 1SwallowgateYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1The ScoresYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41895   
Item 2 of 41909  New palm house
Item 3 of 4November 1927  New railing - plans dated
Item 4 of 41956 Reconstruction 


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 10(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitectA1895  
Item 2 of 10Wardrop & AndersonArchitectural practiceA1895 Anderson responsible
Item 3 of 10Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceB1909 New palm house
Item 4 of 10James Ross GillespieArchitectB1909 New palm house
Item 5 of 10James ScottArchitectB1909 New palm house
Item 6 of 10Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceCNovember 1927 New railing - plans dated
Item 7 of 10James ScottArchitectCNovember 1927 New railing - plans dated
Item 8 of 10Frank PrideArchitectD1956 Reconstruction
Item 9 of 10Glen Lorimer PrideArchitectD1956 Reconstruction
Item 10 of 10Walker & PrideArchitectural practiceD1956 Reconstruction


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 3Musgrove, MrsClient for 1927 work
Item 2 of 3Pettegrew, MrClient for 1909 palm house
Item 3 of 3University of St AndrewsClient for 1956 work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Cant, Ronald Gordon1991St Andrews Architects Three decades of historical notes (Revised text), St AndrewsPart 2
Item 2 of 2St Andrews Preservation Trust1967St Andrews Preservation Trust Annual Report  p 13

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Glen PrideInformation sent to DMW Sent 2006
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register40822 
Item 3 of 3St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle nos 1254, 1929