Basic Site Details

Name: Banff County Buildings and Sheriff Courthouse
Town, district or village: Banff
City or county: Banffshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Builders: John Drysdale & Son, masons. Cost: 7,200.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 330 September 1868 Journal reference 
Item 2 of 322 June 1869 Journal referenceAmended plan
Item 3 of 318701871Construction 


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 2James MatthewsArchitect 18681871With Pirie as assistant
Item 2 of 2John Bridgeford PirieArchitectA18681871As leading draftsman to Matthews


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Scottish Civic Trust1983Historic Buildings at Work: a guide to the historic buildings of Scotland used by Central Government Scottish Civic Trust/Property Services Agency, Department of the Environmentp56
Item 2 of 2Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Pressp84

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Aberdeen Journal30 September 1868   
Item 2 of 4Aberdeen Journal22 June 1869  Amended plan
Item 3 of 4Banffshire Journal18 October 1870   
Item 4 of 4Banffshire Journal24 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 Register22039 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJ B Pirie Collection Notebook (specification for painter work etc)