Basic Site Details

Name: Kirkcaldy and Dysart Poorhouse
Town, district or village: Kinghorn
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Now converted into private flats.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Abden HomeYesRenamed in 1939
Item 2 of 2Kirkcaldy Combination Poorhouse  

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21854   
Item 2 of 2Before 1914  Alterations

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 2William Lambie Moffatt (originally William Lambie Moffat)Architect 1849  
Item 2 of 2William Barnet WyllieArchitect Before 1914 Alterations

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architects Engineers and Building Trades Directory1868Architect's, Engineer's and Building Trades' Directory London, Wyman 
Item 2 of 3Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 
Item 3 of 3Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 30864/1-28