Basic Site Details

Name: Stornoway Sheriff Courthouse and prison
Town, district or village: Stornoway
Island: Lewis
City or county: Ross and Cromarty
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31836  New prison? Design only?
Item 2 of 31843 Alterations and additions 
Item 3 of 31870  Addition


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 3William RobertsonArchitect 1836 New prison? Design only?
Item 2 of 3Thomas Brown IIArchitectB1843 Alterations
Item 3 of 3Andrew MaitlandArchitect 1870 With his sons James and Andrew II as assistants


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp630

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Inverness Courier29 June 1836   
Item 2 of 2Inverness Courier19 April 1843   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House PlansRHP 21754-6, 21758-61