Basic Site Details

Name: Annan Town Hall
Town, district or village: Annan
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: £2,500.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1875  Competition


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 5Peter SmithArchitect 1875 Won competition and secured job
Item 2 of 5Stephen ShawArchitect 1875 Second premiated competition design
Item 3 of 5A & G Thomson & TurnbullArchitectural practiceA1875 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 4 of 5Alexander ThomsonArchitectA1875 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 5 of 5Robert TurnbullArchitectA1875 Unsuccessful competition design


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p98 (Peter Smith work)
Item 2 of 4Gildard, Thomas1888Greek Thomson Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, xix (30 January 1888), pp191-209 
Item 3 of 4Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 
Item 4 of 4Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Alexander Thomson Society NewsletterJune 1992no 4 By Brian Edwards
Item 2 of 4Alexander Thomson Society NewsletterOctober 1992no 5  
Item 3 of 4Builder1875XXXIII pp425 & 449
Item 4 of 4Eskdale and Liddesdale Advertiser20 January 1878   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register21097 
Item 2 of 2Mitchell Library, GlasgowDrawings Collection Thomson's perspectice