Basic Site Details

Name: 9 The Scores
Town, district or village: St Andrews
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4The Principal's House  
Item 2 of 4The Principal's Residence  
Item 3 of 4University HouseYes 
Item 4 of 4University of St Andrews Dept of Art HistoryYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2University(?)  
Item 2 of 2House  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 19, The ScoresYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41863 or 18641865 or 1866  
Item 2 of 4c. 1874  Alterations for Lord Borthwick
Item 3 of 418911892 Major alterations
Item 4 of 41921  Alterations


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 4John StarforthArchitect 1863 or 18641865 or 1866 
Item 2 of 4Godfrey Daniel Bower ShepherdArchitectB1921 Alterations
Item 3 of 4John Donald MillsArchitectB1921 Alterations
Item 4 of 4Mills & ShepherdArchitectural practiceB1921 Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1University of St AndrewsClient for alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Evetts, Robin1988Architectural Expansion and Redevelopment in St Andrews, 1810-c.1894 Unpublished PhD thesis, University of St Andrews 
Item 2 of 3Frew, J (ed.)1984Building for a New Age St Andrews: Crawford Centre for the Arts, University of St Andrews (undated but pub. 1984)p 60
Item 3 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p398

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register40815University House, (Principal's Residence), The Scores
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection 1921 alterations
Item 3 of 3St Andrews University LibraryPlans Collection UY 1383 - plans for alterations c. 1874