Basic Site Details

Name: Fife Arms Hotel and adjoining premises for the Trustees of Lord Fife
Town, district or village: Banff
City or county: Banffshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: HS suggests this may by Thomas Mackenzie but this is incorrect.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 18-16, Low StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 326 December 1844  Bryce requested meeting with National Bank to see if they would rent space in proposed premises
Item 2 of 33 April 1845  Plans submitted to National Bank
Item 3 of 31920  Alterations and additions to Fife Arms


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 4Burn & BryceArchitectural practiceA1844c. 1845 
Item 2 of 4David BryceArchitectA1844c. 1845 
Item 3 of 4William BurnArchitectA1844c. 1845 
Item 4 of 4George Bennett MitchellArchitect 1920 Alterations and additions to Fife Arms


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Trust Houses Ltd, The1920s alterations
Item 2 of 2Trustees of Lord Fife 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp58, 90

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh Evening Courant7 December 1844   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Aberdeen City ArchivesGeorge Bennett Mitchell and Son Collection GBM/1920/2/1-9
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register220568-16 (Even Nos) Low Street, (Former Fife Arms), Fife House
Item 3 of 3Royal Bank of Scotland Group ArchivesNational Bank Board Minutes NS/22/11: 26 December 1844, 3 April 1845; NS/22/12: 10 April 1845