Basic Site Details

Name: Miners' Welfare Institute
Town, district or village: Auchterderran
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Thomas Rutherford had also designed 7 other Miners' Welfare Institutes by 1932.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Bowhill LibraryYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Orebank RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11932   


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 3Muirhead & RutherfordArchitectural practiceA1932  
Item 2 of 3Thomas RutherfordArchitectA1932  
Item 3 of 3Alexander Anderson WatsonArchitectA?1932(?) May have worked on this, as principal assistant (nomination paper mentions 4 miners' welfare institutes)


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Miners' Welfare Committee 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p76

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder2 September 1932CXLIII p378

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas Rutherford: F no3064 (box 16); Alexander Anderson Watson: L no5330 (combined box 71) ('4 Miners' Welfare Institutes')