Basic Site Details

Name: University of St Andrews, St Salvator's Hall
Town, district or village: St Andrews
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1937-9 extension: 40,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2St Salvador's Hall  
Item 2 of 2St Salvator's Hostel  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2North StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2The ScoresYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419241926 Unexecuted proposals
Item 2 of 419271930Construction 
Item 3 of 41935 Plans approvedExtension
Item 4 of 419371939ConstructionExtension


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 8Michael Theodore WaterhouseArchitectCBefore 1924(?)1926Preliminary scheme; not liked by the Principal or the University Court; paid abandonment fee and John Donald Mills commissioned
Item 2 of 8Paul WaterhouseArchitectCBefore 1924(?) Preliminary scheme; not liked by the Principal or the University Court; paid abandonment fee and John Donald Mills commissioned
Item 3 of 8John Donald MillsArchitectA1927c. 1930 
Item 4 of 8Mills & ShepherdArchitectural practiceA1927c. 1930Mills responsible
Item 5 of 8(Colonel) Herbert Morgan SmailArchitectB19351939 
Item 6 of 8Godfrey Daniel Bower ShepherdArchitectB19351937 
Item 7 of 8John Donald MillsArchitectB19351939Extension
Item 8 of 8Mills & ShepherdArchitectural practiceB19351939Extension


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Cant, Ronald Gordon1970The University of St AndrewsSecond Edition p 136
Item 2 of 3Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp133
Item 3 of 3Read, John1946Historic St Andrews  p 24

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder12 March 1926CXXX p 456
Item 2 of 3Builder5 February 1937CLII p 342
Item 3 of 3Builder26 February 1937CLII p 503

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register40766 
Item 2 of 2St Andrews University LibraryPlans Collection UY 1383