Basic Site Details

Name: Kilmarnock Sheriff Court
Town, district or village: Kilmarnock
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Three-bay classical mansion with single-storey wings. Cost: 1,599.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Kilmarnock Court House  
Item 2 of 2Procurator Fiscal's OfficeYes 

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71852 Construction 
Item 2 of 75 May 1852 Opened 
Item 3 of 71864 Alteration/conversionInternal alterations
Item 4 of 71870  Additions
Item 5 of 71903  Alterations and additions
Item 6 of 71910  Additions
Item 7 of 719871988Alteration/conversionConversion to Procurator Fiscal's office


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 9William Atkinson RailtonArchitect 1852  
Item 2 of 9William Atkinson RailtonArchitectD1864 Internal alterations
Item 3 of 9Allan StevensonArchitectB1903 Additions and alterations
Item 4 of 9Thomas McGill CasselsArchitectB1903 Additions and alterations - as managing assistant to Allan Stevenson
Item 5 of 9Hay, Steel & PartnersArchitectural practiceG19871988Conversion to Procurator Fiscal's office
Item 6 of 9John Calderwood Robertson G19871988Conversion to Procurator Fiscal's office
Item 7 of 9John Cassidy CurleyArchitectG19871988Conversion to Procurator Fiscal's office
Item 8 of 9Malcolm Stewart HumeArchitectG19871988Conversion to Procurator Fiscal's office
Item 9 of 9William ShanksArchitectG19871988Conversion to Procurator Fiscal's office


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp431
Item 2 of 3Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp105
Item 3 of 3Scottish Civic Trust1983Historic Buildings at Work: a guide to the historic buildings of Scotland used by Central Government Scottish Civic Trust/Property Services Agency, Department of the Environmentp193

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register35964 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas McGill Cassels: L v16 no 1175