Basic Site Details

Name: Dysart Town Hall
Town, district or village: Dysart
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Drawings by Campbell Douglas & Sellars, dated October 1885, show 'Magistrate's Room, Council Chamber and Court Room' (listed separately with Dysart Tolbooth), and 'Constable's Houses'.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Dysart Council Chambers  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2High StreetYes 
Item 2 of 28, 10, 12, Victoria StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31576  Original tolbooth
Item 2 of 31885  Added to tolbooth of 1576
Item 3 of 31931  Conversion of adjacent tenement which contained council rooms to housing

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 3Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerA1885 Added to tolbooth of 1576
Item 2 of 3Campbell Douglas & SellarsArchitectural practiceA1885 Added to tolbooth of 1576
Item 3 of 3James SellarsArchitect, ValuerA1885 Added to tolbooth of 1576

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p289
Item 2 of 2RCAHMS1996Tolbooths and Town-Houses: Civic Architecture in Scotland to 1833 London: The Stationery Officep78

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Fife Free Press   Ref (K) 724 at Kirkcaldy Public Library
Item 2 of 2RIBA Journal1910v17London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register45514Council offices, 8-12 Victoria Street
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register36418 
Item 3 of 3Kirkcaldy LibraryKirkcaldy archives Ref 1396 (conversion to parts to housing) and 2287 (45/31) These may be at the Museum rather than Library.