Basic Site Details

Name: Dysart Combination Poorhouse
Town, district or village: Thornton
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: Demolished
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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 61860   
Item 2 of 616 June 1860 Advertisement for tenders 
Item 3 of 6November 1861 Opened 
Item 4 of 61904  Alterations?
Item 5 of 61912  Proposed hospital ward and alterations on laundry washing house
Item 6 of 64 September 1926  Additions and alterations to men's day room, boiler house and piggeries (plans dated)

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 9James Campbell WalkerArchitect 1860  
Item 2 of 9Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceB1904 Alterations?
Item 3 of 9James Ross GillespieArchitectB1904 Alterations?
Item 4 of 9James ScottArchitectB1904 Alterations?
Item 5 of 9Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceC1912 Proposed hospital ward and alterations on laundry washing house
Item 6 of 9James Ross GillespieArchitectC1912 Proposed hospital ward and alterations on laundry washing house
Item 7 of 9James ScottArchitectC1912 Proposed hospital ward and alterations on laundry washing house
Item 8 of 9Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceD4 September 1926 Additions and alterations to men's day room, boiler house and piggeries (plans dated)
Item 9 of 9James ScottArchitectD4 September 1926 Additions and alterations to men's day room, boiler house and piggeries (plans dated)

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 3Cunningham, A Markinch  p111
Item 3 of 3Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1North British Advertiser16 November 1860   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 30849/1-27
Item 2 of 2St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle nos 479, 1160, 1345, 1346, 1506 (? - preliminary sketches of unspecified poorhouse), 1841