Basic Site Details

Name: Chambers Institute
Town, district or village: Peebles
City or county: Peeblesshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Information about Browne's work from Deborah Mays.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Chambers InstitutionYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218571859 or before 1863 Remodelling as reading room, library and museum, and addition of public meeting room to rear
Item 2 of 21911  Alterations

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 2John ParisArchitect 18571859 or before 1863Remodelling as reading room, library and museum, and addition of public meeting room to rear
Item 2 of 2George Washington BrowneArchitect 1911 Alterations

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Presspp 72 & 618
Item 2 of 3Scott, Sheila (comp) Chambers Institution Copy held at Edinburgh City Central Library 
Item 3 of 3Strang, Charles Alexander1994Borders and Berwick: An Illustrated Architectural Guide  p231

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register39180 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index Information from a Mr Giblin about Paris' work