Basic Site Details

Name: Thurso Town Hall
Town, district or village: Thurso
City or county: Caithness
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 48 April 1868   
Item 2 of 414 January 1871 OpenedReport of opening
Item 3 of 4c. 1892  Alterations
Item 4 of 419341947 Date of drawings and correspondence (alterations- mainly minor interior alterations, swing doors, heating etc)


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 6John Russell MackenzieArchitect 1868  
Item 2 of 6Barbaretus Sinclair Macdonald (or Sinclair Macdonald)ArchitectA18921931Alterations
Item 3 of 6Hugh Sinclair MacdonaldArchitectA19341945Alterations
Item 4 of 6James Constable LeedArchitectA19341945Alterations
Item 5 of 6Sinclair Macdonald & SonArchitectural practiceA19341945Alterations
Item 6 of 6Archibald James BaxterArchitectA19351945Alterations


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Aberdeen Journal8 April 1868   
Item 2 of 3Architect and Building News1934Jul-Dec p84
Item 3 of 3Caithness Courier14 January 1871   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register41988 
Item 2 of 2North Highland ArchivesSinclair MacDonald Collection SM 1930/104/1-4