Basic Site Details

Name: Town House
Town, district or village: Dunbar
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3January 1912  Alterations - for police offices (plans dated or submitted?)
Item 2 of 3c. 1920  Provost's chair
Item 3 of 31927  Extension block


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 3Robert OrrArchitect, Builder 1912 Alterations for police offices
Item 2 of 3(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect c. 1920 Provost's chair
Item 3 of 3George SimpsonArchitectA1927 Extension block to north


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Historic Scotland Lists    No reference given in List to Lorimer work - appears to relate to this
Item 2 of 2McWilliam, Colin1978Lothian (The Buildings of Scotland)  pp184=5

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register24790 
Item 2 of 4Location to be checkedDunbar Dean of Guild drawings No 313
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Plans and elevations by P Holborn and D M Stewart
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR D/21