Basic Site Details

Name: National Bank of Scotland, Thurso Branch
Town, district or village: Thurso
City or county: Caithness
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Rotterdam StreetYesAddress given in NMRS for Sinclair MacDonald work at bank


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 623 July 1857  Plans approved and estimates of 1350 accepted by Bank
Item 2 of 621 September 1858  Archibald Scott paid for plans
Item 3 of 65 October 1860  Scott paid 116 for services relating to new premises
Item 4 of 616 September 1890  Alterations and improvements authorised (no architect given)
Item 5 of 624 March 1902  Boundaries drawn up
Item 6 of 6c. 1933c. 1939 Job file - alterations?


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 5Archibald ScottArchitect 18571860 
Item 2 of 5Barbaretus Sinclair Macdonald (or Sinclair Macdonald)Architect 1902 Boundary walls
Item 3 of 5Hugh Sinclair MacdonaldArchitectAc. 1933c. 1939Alterations?
Item 4 of 5James Constable LeedArchitectAc. 1933c. 1939Alterations?
Item 5 of 5Sinclair Macdonald & SonArchitectural practiceAc. 1933c. 1939Alterations?


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 2North Highland ArchivesSinclair MacDonald Collection SM 1930/58/1-2
Item 2 of 2Royal Bank of Scotland Group ArchivesNational Bank Board Minutes 23 July 1857, 21 September 1858, 5 October 1860, 16 September 1890