Basic Site Details

Name: John Finnie Street
Town, district or village: Kilmarnock
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1October 1864  Opening ceremony


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 3Charles ReidSurveyorC1863 Contractor for clearing site and making the new road.
Item 2 of 3William Atkinson RailtonArchitect 1864 Masterplanning and construction, with Robert Blackwood, Surveyor
Item 3 of 3Robert BlackwoodEngineerB1864  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Finnie, JohnKilmarnock-born merchant in Manchester

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 514-28 John Finnie Street 
Item 2 of 530-38 John Finnie Street 
Item 3 of 572-84 John Finnie Street 
Item 4 of 5Kilmarnock Equitable Co-operative Society Headquarters 
Item 5 of 5Operetta House 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp412, 416, 439
Item 2 of 2Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp103