Basic Site Details

Name: Stirling Municipal Buildings
Town, district or village: Stirling
City or county: Stirlingshire
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 1Municipal building  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 28-10, Corn Exchange RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2King StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51908  Competition held
Item 2 of 519141918 Building erected
Item 3 of 51938 Design exhibitedProposed completion of building as designed by John Gaff Gillespie
Item 4 of 51939  Contractors' huts erected, but completion project abandoned due to World War II
Item 5 of 519651968AdditionFurther extension following demolition of Corn Exchange Hotel.

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 14Alexander WingateArchitect 1908 3rd Premium in competition
Item 2 of 14Arthur Eustace HorsfieldArchitect 1908 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 3 of 14George Mackie WatsonArchitect 1908 Competition design - not successful
Item 4 of 14Reginald Francis Joseph FairlieArchitect 1908 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 5 of 14James Salmon (junior)ArchitectA1908 Won competition and secured job (building later completed by Gillespie after dissolution of partnership)
Item 6 of 14John Gaff GillespieArchitectA1908 Won competition and secured job (building later completed by Gillespie after dissolution of partnership)
Item 7 of 14Salmon, Son & GillespieArchitectural practiceA1908 Won competition and secured job (building later completed by Gillespie after dissolution of partnership)
Item 8 of 14William Forrest SalmonArchitectA1908 Won competition and secured job (building later completed by Gillespie after dissolution of partnership)
Item 9 of 14John Gaff GillespieArchitectB19141918Building constructed
Item 10 of 14Gillespie Kidd & CoiaArchitectural practiceC19381939Proposed completion of building as designed by John Gaff Gillespie: contractors' huts erected 1939, but project abandoned due to World War II
Item 11 of 14Jack Antonio CoiaArchitectC19381939Proposed completion of building as designed by John Gaff Gillespie: contractors' huts erected 1939, but project abandoned due to World War II
Item 12 of 14T Warnett KennedyArchitectC19381939Proposed completion of building as designed by John Gaff Gillespie: contractors' huts erected 1939, but project abandoned due to World War II
Item 13 of 14Stirling Burgh Architect's OfficeArchitectural Department (New Towns etc)K19651968Further extension following demolition of Corn Exchange Hotel.
Item 14 of 14Walter Henderson GillespieArchitectK19651968Further extensions following the demolition of the Corn Exchange Hotel.

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 7Academy Architecture1908 part 1 p65 (T L Watson's competition design)
Item 2 of 7Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Presspp710-711
Item 3 of 7Koch British Competitions  volume 2 pp147-152
Item 4 of 7Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1938   279
Item 5 of 7RSA1908   411 (George Mackie Watson design)
Item 6 of 7RSA1909   394 (A E Horsfield's competition design)
Item 7 of 7RSA1942   696 (Fairlie's competition design)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Builder's Journal31 October 1917   
Item 2 of 3Builder28 February 1908XCIV  
Item 3 of 3Builder4 May 1917  p288 Alexander Wingate Obituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register41105