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Basic Site Details

Name: Dunfermline War Memorial
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: HS wrongly say this is by Taylor & King

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31923  Competition design
Item 2 of 31925  Design of Taylot & Young executed
Item 3 of 326 September 1925  Unveiled

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 6James Smith RichardsonArchitectB1923 Competition design - not successful?
Item 2 of 6John Ross McKayArchitectB1923 Competition design - not successful?
Item 3 of 6Richardson & McKayArchitectural practiceB1923 Competition design - not successful?
Item 4 of 6Isaac TaylorArchitectA1925 Won competition and secured job
Item 5 of 6Taylor & YoungArchitectural practiceA1925 Won competition and secured job
Item 6 of 6W Cecil YoungArchitectA1925 Won competition and secured job

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p195
Item 2 of 2Reid, Alan and Kirk, William1934Royal Dunfermline 5th ed.pp114, 113

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder23 May 1924CXXVI p822

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dunfermline Burgh OfficeDunfermline Dean of Guild  
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register46921Monastery Street (South Side), World War 1 Memorial
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection Richardson & McKay competition design DPM 1920/143/1

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