Basic Site Details

Name: Pithead Baths
Town, district or village: East Wemyss
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11935   


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 2John Austin DempsterArchitectA1935 Presumably responsible, as Senior Architect for Scotland and North of England for the Miners' Welfare Commission
Item 2 of 2John Henry ForshawArchitectA1935 Oversaw general direction of Miners' Welfare Commission building schemes, but J A Dempster was responsible for design and execution


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Miners' Welfare Committee 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p205 - attributes to J H Forshaw, but Forshaw merely oversaw the UK-wide work of the Miners' Welfare Committee

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder21 June 1935CXLVIII p1180

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 John Austin Dempster: F no3347 (box 21) (does not mention these baths specifically but Forshaw states that Dempster was responsible for all pithead baths in Scotland in this period)