Basic Site Details

Name: Sailors' Home
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: A building to be used as a sailors' home, and also for housing the local Mercantile Marine Board, is in course of erection at Dundee. The architect is Mr D McLaren, of that town. [Building News 3 December 1880 p663]

Cost: 12,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Unicorn HouseYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 162-63, Dock StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21879   
Item 2 of 218791881Build/construction 

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 3David MaclarenArchitectA18791881HS says MacLaren mainly responsible and buildings dated 1881
Item 2 of 3Ireland & MaclarenArchitectural practiceA18791881 
Item 3 of 3James IrelandArchitectA18791881 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep126

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News3 December 1880  p663

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm)  
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25173