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Basic Site Details

Name: Dunfermline Municipal Buildings
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Construction suspended until the end of the war

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2City ChambersYes 
Item 2 of 2Town HallYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 23, Bridge StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2KirkgateYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518751879  
Item 2 of 525 September 1875  Contracts advertised
Item 3 of 512 October 1876  Memorial stone
Item 4 of 51928  Minor alterations and scheme for re-decoration including Council Chamber
Item 5 of 51939  Large extension scheme

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 3James Campbell WalkerArchitect 18751879Won in competition
Item 2 of 3James Grant ShearerArchitectA1928 Minor alterations and scheme for re-decoration including Council Chamber
Item 3 of 3James Grant ShearerArchitectB1939 Large extension scheme

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Dunfermline Town CouncilFor all work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p188
Item 2 of 2RSA1876   599

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 8Architect1875III p107
Item 2 of 8British Architect I p513
Item 3 of 8British Architect29 October 1875IV p244
Item 4 of 8Builder LIV p32
Item 5 of 8Builder XXXIV pp1039-40 and 210
Item 6 of 8Builder12 January 1878XXXVI p39-41 (illustration p39)
Item 7 of 8Building News XXIX p463
Item 8 of 8Building News XXXI p403

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25973 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Grant Shearer: L no5519 (combined box 85) and F no4072 (box 32)

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