Basic Site Details

Name: National Bank of Scotland, Castle Douglas Branch
Town, district or village: Castle Douglas
City or county: Kirkcudbrightshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: These bank buildings were to replace existing ones in Castle Douglas.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 45 November 1863  Plans approved
Item 2 of 421 March 1865  Plans for houses submitted
Item 3 of 410 June 1897  Minor alterations, including safe
Item 4 of 415 September 1903  Reconstruction costing 157.11.8


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 3Alexander FraserArchitect 18631865New premises and houses
Item 2 of 3Alexander LorimerArchitectA1897 Minor alterations - probably involved, as chief assistant to T P Marwick
Item 3 of 3Thomas Purves MarwickArchitectA1897 Minor alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1National Bank of Scotland 


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Royal Bank of Scotland Group ArchivesNational Bank Board Minutes 5 June 1863, 24 September 1863, 5 November 1863, 31 December 1863, 21 March 1865, 19 June 1896, 10 June 1897, 15 September 1903