Basic Site Details

Name: Dundee Training College for Teachers
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 60,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Scrymgeour Hall and Computing CentreYes 
Item 2 of 2University of Dundee, Scrymgeour BuildingYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Dundee Training College, Park PlaceYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219111912  
Item 2 of 219121915Build/constructionDates given in Gifford


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 4David SharpeArchitectA19111912As chief assistant to Thomas Martin Cappon
Item 2 of 4David ThomsonArchitectA1911 As assistant to Thomas Martin Cappon - assisted with the plans of college, schools and hostel (presumably not the execution)
Item 3 of 4Robert Norman Houghton MacKellarArchitectA19111912As assistant to Thomas Martin Cappon - probably largely responsible for design
Item 4 of 4Thomas Martin CapponArchitectA19111912Plans of college, schools and hostel


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3British Association1912Handbook and Guide to Dundee and District British Association (Dundee meeting, 1912)pp222-8
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep158
Item 3 of 3Historic Scotland Lists     

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder25 June 1915CVIII pp581, 583-597. Illustration and plan
Item 2 of 2BuilderLate 1915CIX p7 (illustration)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25269 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Sharpe: L v25 no2091; David Thomson: L v26 no2117