Basic Site Details

Name: Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court
Town, district or village: Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 9,000.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1WhytescausewayYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31894   
Item 2 of 321 May 1894 Opened 
Item 3 of 31979 AdditionE 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 3James Ross GillespieArchitectA1894  
Item 2 of 3James ScottArchitectA1894 As assistant to James Ross Gillespie (and effectively in charge of design for the practice)
Item 3 of 3H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceF1979 E addition


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p283

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Architect20 November 1891XLVI Supplement, p 1
Item 2 of 6Builder1893LXIV p 256
Item 3 of 6Builder1894LXVI p 431
Item 4 of 6BuilderLate 1914CVII p 88 - obituary of James Ross Gillespie
Item 5 of 6Building News1891LX p 216
Item 6 of 6Building News1894LXVI p 729

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register44108 
Item 2 of 2St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive