Basic Site Details

Name: Dens Works
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Upper Dens MillYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 12, Princes StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41833  Mill built
Item 2 of 41850  Enlargement
Item 3 of 41866 Plans datedPlans for Calender
Item 4 of 429 March 1900  Alterations, including new staircase - plans dated


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 4Umpherston & KerrArchitectural practice, EngineersA1833 Initial building
Item 2 of 4Peter CarmichaelArchitect, Engineer 1850 Enlargement with Randolph Elliot & Co of Glasgow
Item 3 of 4Peter CarmichaelArchitect, Engineer 1866 Plans for Calender
Item 4 of 4George Alexander PyottArchitect, Engineer 1900 Alterations, including new staircase


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Baxter BrothersClient for original buildings and subsequent alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep212
Item 2 of 3McKean, Charles and Whatley, Patricia2008Lost Dundee: Dundee's lost architectural heritage Birlinn, EdinburghpXVIII - 1866 Calender plans illustrated; pp 114-16 - general accounts, plan and school illustrated
Item 3 of 3RCAHMS1992Dundee on Record RCAHMSAerial view drawn by D.M. Walker (c.1953) p35

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Dundee UniversityDundee University Archives DU MS 11 D31, D37, D235, D344
Item 2 of 4Dundee University ArchivesBaxter Brothers Collection GB 254 MS 11D/267 (plans showing new staircase)
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25101 
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Alexander Pyott: L v25 no2069