Basic Site Details

Name: University Hall
Town, district or village: St Andrews
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Donaldson Gardens  
Item 2 of 3Kennedy Gardens  
Item 3 of 3St Leonard's RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 618951896  
Item 2 of 61897  Additions and alterations
Item 3 of 619101911 Major addition
Item 4 of 61930s  Kitchen alterations
Item 5 of 619581962Build/constructionnew women's residence on grounds of hall
Item 6 of 64 July 1958 Proposed'new residential building for women students in the grounds adjoining University Hall...The new building will form, with University Hall, a single unit, providing accomodation for 300 students.' per Builder p38

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 17Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceA18951896 
Item 2 of 17James Ross GillespieArchitectA18951896 
Item 3 of 17James ScottArchitectA18951896 
Item 4 of 17George Smith BirrellArchitectD1897 Additions and alterations
Item 5 of 17James Ross GillespieArchitectD1897 Additions and alterations
Item 6 of 17James ScottArchitectD1897 Additions and alterations
Item 7 of 17Godfrey Daniel Bower ShepherdArchitectB19101911Major addition
Item 8 of 17John Donald MillsArchitectB19101911Major addition
Item 9 of 17Mills & ShepherdArchitectural practiceB19101911Major addition
Item 10 of 17John Colville CunninghamArchitectCBetween 1930 and 1939 Drawing not dated
Item 11 of 17Maclennan & CunninghamArchitectural practiceCBetween 1930 and 1939 Drawing not dated
Item 12 of 17Thomas Forbes MaclennanArchitectCBetween 1930 and 1939 Drawing not dated
Item 13 of 17Arthur Francis Stevenson WrightArchitectD19581962new women's residence on grounds of hall
Item 14 of 17Gauldie, Hardie, Wright & NeedhamArchitectural practiceD19581962new women's residence on grounds of hall
Item 15 of 17John NeedhamArchitectD19581962new women's residence on grounds of hall
Item 16 of 17William Allan CairnsArchitectD19581962new women's residence on grounds of hall
Item 17 of 17William Sinclair GauldieArchitectD1962 new women's residence on grounds of hall

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1University of St Andrews 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Cant, Ronald Gordon1967St Andrews Architects, II St Andrews Preservation Trust Annual Report, 1967p13, 17
Item 2 of 3Frew, J (ed.)1984Building for a New Age St Andrews: Crawford Centre for the Arts, University of St Andrews (undated but pub. 1984)p 50
Item 3 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p378

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architectural Review191741, January-June pp77-81 (illustration & plans of dining room addition)
Item 2 of 2Builder4 July 1958  'St. Andrews University Development Proposals' p38

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register40921 
Item 2 of 3Jack Fisher PartnershipDrawings Archive Information from Angus McGhie
Item 3 of 3St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle no 410, 630