Basic Site Details

Name: County Hall and Sheriff Court Houses and County Police Office
Town, district or village: Hamilton
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2County Hall and Sheriff Court Houses, Almada StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2County Police Office, Beckford StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4After 1882  Nine bay block to Almada Street (accommodation for Court Officials)
Item 2 of 41900  County Police Office to Beckford Street
Item 3 of 41960s Build/constructionNew building on old site
Item 4 of 420 January 1961 Destruction/demolitionon site of new county buildings in Beckford Street per Builder p158

People

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 10Henry Francis KerrArchitectBc. 1882 Nine bay block to Almada Street (accommodation for Court Officials) as assistant to John Lamb Murray
Item 2 of 10John Lamb MurrayArchitectBc. 1882 Nine bay block to Almada Street (accommodation for Court Officials) with Henry Francis Kerr as assistant
Item 3 of 10Alexander CullenArchitectA1900 County Police Office to Beckford Street
Item 4 of 10James LochheadArchitectA1900 County Police Office to Beckford Street
Item 5 of 10William BrownArchitectA1900 County Police Office to Beckford Street
Item 6 of 10Cullen, Lochhead & BrownArchitectural practiceF1960s(?) New building on old site
Item 7 of 10George Harold Emmett HallArchitectF1960s New building on old site
Item 8 of 10Lockhart Whiteford HutsonArchitectF1960s New building on old site
Item 9 of 10Stuart ClinkArchitectF1960s New building on old site
Item 10 of 10Lanarkshire County Architect's DepartmentArchitectural practiceG20 January 1961 accepting applications for demolition work per Builder p158

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Hamilton Town CouncilClient for 1960s work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
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 Environmentp187

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder20 January 1961  p158

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index