Basic Site Details

Name: Falkirk Courthouse
Town, district or village: Falkirk
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: NMRS plans include police office and cells, since demolished.

The new courthouses at Falkirk were opened last week for public business. The style of architecture is Scotch Baronial, and the design is by Mr Ford, a local architect. The cost of the building has been about 8,000. [Building News 30 October 1868 p742]

The name of the architect seems in error

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Hope StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Falkirk Courthouse, West Bridge StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118641866  


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 3Brown & WardropArchitectural practiceA1866  
Item 2 of 3James Maitland WardropArchitectA1866  
Item 3 of 3Thomas Brown IIArchitectA1866  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Scottish 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 Environmentp8

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder20 January 1866XXIV  
Item 2 of 2Building News30 October 1868  p742

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register31200 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Copies of plans.