Basic Site Details

Name: General Post Office
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Niven & Wigglesworth's Courier Building now stands on this site. See separate entry for the extant Post Office in Meadowside and Euclid Street, by Walter Wood Robertson.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 122, MeadowsideYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1863   


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 2H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceAc. 1863 Matheson as architect for Scotland in the Office of Works
Item 2 of 2Robert MathesonArchitectAc. 1863 With Matheson as architect for Scotland in the Office of Works


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1McKean, Charles and Whatley, Patricia2008Lost Dundee: Dundee's lost architectural heritage Birlinn, Edinburghp86 - illustrated

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News1877  Obituary of Matheson - check date