Basic Site Details

Name: Post Office
Town, district or village: Broughty Ferry
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: BROUGHTY FERRY. - Tenders have now been invited for the building of the new Post Office, and the work of erection will very shortly be put in hand. A public office will be provided, and adjoining this will be situated the instrument-room and a telephone room. To the rear of the public office is to be placed the sorting office, and also battery-room. The principal elevations of the building, which is to be one storey high throughout, are to be faced with white rock from the Meadow Quarry, Fordell. The building is to be constructed on fireproof principles. Drawings have been prepared at his Majesty's Office of Works. Edinburgh, under the supervision of Mr. W T Oldrieve, FRIBA FSI, H M Principal Architect for Scotland, who will control the erection of the building. The clerk of works is to be Mr. Bland, who is now supervising the completion of the post-office at St. Andrews. The cost will be 2,500. [Building News 14 June 1907 p 819]

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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 1218, Queen StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11907 Tenders invited 


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 3H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceA1907 With Oldrieve as architect of Scotland in H M Office of Works
Item 2 of 3John Thomas GalletlyArchitectA1907 As senior draughtsman/assistant architect in H M Office of Works under William Thomas Oldrieve
Item 3 of 3William Thomas Oldrieve (sometimes William Thomas Oldgrieve)ArchitectA1907 Oldrieve as architect of Scotland in H M Office of Works


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep396
Item 2 of 2Historic Scotland Lists     

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News14 June 1907  p819

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25871 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Thomas Galletly: L v17 no1276