Basic Site Details

Name: Dunoon Sheriff Court and County Buildings
Town, district or village: Dunoon
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 32 February 1898 Journal reference 
Item 2 of 31899 Design exhibitedFraser design
Item 3 of 31900 Design exhibitedCompetition design (Miles Septimus Gibson)

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 5William FraserArchitect 1898 Asked to make plans, but didn't get job; McKissack and Son won competition
Item 2 of 5James McKissackArchitectAc. 1898After 1900(?)Won competition and secured job (initially as assistant in his father's practice and then as partner)
Item 3 of 5John McKissackArchitectAc. 1898After 1900(?)Won competition and secured job
Item 4 of 5Miles Septimus GibsonArchitect 1900 Unsuccessful competition design (exhibited)
Item 5 of 5John McKissack & SonArchitectural practiceA1900(?) Competition won and job secured prior to partnership

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1899   766 (Fraser)
Item 2 of 2Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1900   572 (Gibson design)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow Herald9 February 1898   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James McKissack: L v19 no 1435