Basic Site Details

Name: Dingwall Prison, Sheriff Court and Police Station
Town, district or village: Dingwall
City or county: Ross and Cromarty
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Prison  
Item 2 of 3Police station  
Item 3 of 3Courthouse  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318421845  
Item 2 of 31864  Second stage of construction and police station built
Item 3 of 31 April 1864 Advertisement for tenders 


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 5Thomas Brown IIArchitect 18421845Courthouse. Prison situated at rear of 1864 building
Item 2 of 5Andrew MaitlandArchitectB1864 Addition of police station
Item 3 of 5Brown & WardropArchitectural practiceC1864 Alterations to courthouse?
Item 4 of 5James Maitland WardropArchitectC1864 Second stage of construction
Item 5 of 5Thomas Brown IIArchitectC1864 Alterations to courthouse?


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp406
Item 2 of 2Scottish 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 Environmentp76

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Inverness Advertiser1 April 1864  Tenders sought
Item 2 of 2Inverness Courier23 February 1843   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register24500 
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans Formerly Anderson Collection, now at NAS RHP 21367-8