Basic Site Details

Name: Town Buildings
Town, district or village: Helensburgh
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: New municipal buildings at Helensburgh were formally opened on Monday. The building is in the Scottish Baronial style. The architect was Mr. John Honeyman, Glasgow. [Building News 18 July 1879 p64]

Cost: 4,454.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Helensburgh Municipal BuildingsYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 21, Princes Street East  
Item 2 of 248, 50, 52, 52B, Sinclair Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318781879Build/construction 
Item 2 of 315 August 1878   
Item 3 of 31908 Design exhibitedAddition


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 HoneymanArchitect 1878  
Item 2 of 2Alexander Nisbet PatersonArchitect 1908 Addition


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Academy Architecture1908 part 2 p56 (Paterson's additions)
Item 2 of 3RSA1908   403 (Paterson)
Item 3 of 3Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdp134

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News18 July 1879  p64 - opening

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34825 
Item 2 of 4Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job Book
Item 3 of 4Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 183
Item 4 of 4Mitchell Library GlasgowOffice Plans and drawings of Watson, Salmond & GrayTD 1155/18