Basic Site Details

Name: Union Bank of Scotland
Town, district or village: Lerwick
Island: Mainland
City or county: Shetland
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1115-117, Commercial StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 320 December 1871 Journal reference 
Item 2 of 31903  Burnt down
Item 3 of 31904  Rebuilt


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 5William HendersonArchitectA1871  
Item 2 of 5William Henderson & SonArchitectural practiceA1871  
Item 3 of 5William Low HendersonArchitectA1871  
Item 4 of 5John Morgan AitkenArchitect, EngineerD1871 Acted as executant architect or clerk of works?
Item 5 of 5(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectB19041906Rebuilding


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Aberdeen Journal20 December 1871   
Item 2 of 3Architects Journal27 June 1923   
Item 3 of 3Shetland Times1 September 1923   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Bank of Scotland ArchivesBank of Scotland, Union Bank etc Archives Early photographs
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register37254