Basic Site Details

Name: Saltcoats Town Hall
Town, district or village: Saltcoats
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Alexander McGibb, mason; John Service, joiner (for 1820s building). James Millar, mason, Hugh Thomson of Stevenson, joiner) for Town Hall addition.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Saltcoats Public Hall  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218251826 First part of building - tower and low wing
Item 2 of 21892  Town hall 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 4Peter KingMasonC18251826Original building
Item 2 of 4Henry Denison WaltonArchitectA1892 Town hall addition
Item 3 of 4W H Howie & H D WaltonArchitectural practiceA1892 Town hall addition
Item 4 of 4William Holmes HowieArchitectA1892 Town hall addition


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Carragher, P C Saltcoats  p95
Item 2 of 5Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp603
Item 3 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 4 of 5Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1893   769
Item 5 of 5RCAHMS1996Tolbooths and Town-Houses: Civic Architecture in Scotland to 1833 London: The Stationery Officep178

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald27 August 1891   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register40489 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Holmes Howie: L v18 no1350; Henry Denison Walton: L v21 no1653