Basic Site Details

Name: Peterhead Court House
Town, district or village: Peterhead
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4August 1864  First Peddie & Kinnear scheme
Item 2 of 4May 1865  Second Peddie & Kinnear scheme
Item 3 of 41869 Journal referenceSmith took over commission from Peddie & Kinnear
Item 4 of 41983 AdditionExtension to St Peter Street


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 7Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA18641865Two unbuilt schemes
Item 2 of 7John Dick PeddieArchitectA18641865Two unbuilt schemes
Item 3 of 7Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA18641865Two unbuilt schemes
Item 4 of 7J & W SmithArchitectural practiceB1869 Took over commission from Peddie & Kinnear
Item 5 of 7William Smith IIArchitectB1869 Took over commission from Peddie & Kinnear
Item 6 of 7H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceC1983 Extension to St Peter Street - with John Bull as architect in charge
Item 7 of 7John BullArchitectC1983 Exension to St Peter Street - as architect with the PSA


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp56, 345

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Aberdeen Journal3 March 1869  Also 17 March 1869
Item 2 of 3Peterhead Sentinel1 May 1868   
Item 3 of 3RIAS Chartered Architect198731 Autumn, p19

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1860/123/1