Basic Site Details

Name: Commercial Bank Building
Town, district or village: Stirling
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Superseded by new Stirling Royal Infirmary (see separate entry) in 1928; now used as offices.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Forth Valley Health Board and District LibraryYes 
Item 2 of 2Stirling Royal InfirmaryYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 133, Spittal StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318251827Build/constructionCommercial Bank
Item 2 of 318731874 Conversion and extension for former Commercial Bank to form infirmary
Item 3 of 31913  Children's ward and staff accommodation


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 4James Gillespie GrahamArchitectA18251827Commercial Bank
Item 2 of 4Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectB18731874Conversion and extension for former Commercial Bank to form infirmary
Item 3 of 4John Dick PeddieArchitectB18731874Conversion and extension for former Commercial Bank to form infirmary
Item 4 of 4Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceB18731874Conversion and extension for former Commercial Bank to form infirmary


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3McKean, Charles1994Stirling and the Trossachs RIAS guidep34
Item 3 of 3Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive)Listed as Stirling Royal Infirmary (Former)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register43574 
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1870/103/1
Item 3 of 4Royal Bank of Scotland Group ArchivesCommercial Bank ArchivesCS/13/2p648
Item 4 of 4Stirling Local History LibraryStirling Local History Library