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Basic Site Details

Name: Grand Hotel
Town, district or village: St Andrews
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1893-95 works: 18,000 and 4,000 for site

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hamilton HallYesSince 1949 - as hall of residence for the University of St Andrews

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 1Gillespie Terrace, The ScoresYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61893  Plans dated for first scheme
Item 2 of 61894  Final drawings
Item 3 of 618971899 South east wing extension
Item 4 of 6April 1906  New entrance porch and major interior alterations of ground floor and basement (drawings dated)
Item 5 of 6April 1907  Replanning of basement (drawings dated)
Item 6 of 61 May 1907  Replanning of basement (amended drawings dated)

People

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 12Charles Ernest MonroArchitectA18931895 
Item 2 of 12J M Monro & SonArchitectural practiceA18931895 
Item 3 of 12James Milne MonroArchitectA18931895 
Item 4 of 12Charles Ernest MonroArchitectB18971899South east rear wing extension
Item 5 of 12J M Monro & SonArchitectural practiceB18971899South east rear wing extension
Item 6 of 12James Milne MonroArchitectB18971899South east rear wing extension
Item 7 of 12(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectC19061907New entrance and major interior alterations of ground floor and basement
Item 8 of 12Francis George Glyn Robertson (or Frank George Glyn Robertson)ArchitectC1906 New entrance porch and major interior alterations of ground floor and basement - as assistant to John James Burnet
Item 9 of 12John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceC19061907New entrance porch and major interior alterations of ground floor and basement
Item 10 of 12William Ferguson (junior) (or William Moncrieff Ferguson, or Willie Ferguson)ArchitectC19061907New entrance porch and major interior alterations of ground floor and basement - as assistant to John James Burnet
Item 11 of 12Cunningham Jack Fisher PurdomArchitectural practiceJ1960s1980sDate uncertain at present - refurbishment
Item 12 of 12Peter George FisherArchitectJAfter 196Before 198Date uncertain - partner in charge of refurbishment

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1St Andrews Grand Hotel Company 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Cant, Ronald Gordon1979Public Buildings of St Andrews St Andrews Preservation Trust Annual Report, 1979p 14
Item 2 of 3Frew, J (ed.)1984Building for a New Age St Andrews: Crawford Centre for the Arts, University of St Andrews (undated but pub. 1984)p 59
Item 3 of 3Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp134

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Dundee AdvertiserMay 1894   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Glasgow City ArchivesMonro & Partners Collection MON 1890/16; Mon MSS1/2/1
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register46109 
Item 3 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Moncrieff Ferguson Junior: L v24 no1914; James Milne Monro: F v16 p136 no1085 (microfilm reel 11); Francis George Glyn Robertson: L v23 no1831
Item 4 of 4St Andrews University LibrarySt Andrews Dean of Guild Plans Plans dated 1906 and 1907

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