Basic Site Details

Name: Macfarlane Museum and Art Gallery
Town, district or village: Bridge of Allan
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Is this William Simpson or Ebeneezer Simpson? HS gives Ebeneezer Simpson

Alternative Names

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1881c. 1886  
Item 2 of 323 July 1887  Building opened
Item 3 of 3After 1920Before 1932 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 5Ebeneezer SimpsonArchitect c. 1881c. 1886 
Item 2 of 5William SimpsonArchitect c. 1881c. 1886 
Item 3 of 5Alastair Marshall McMichaelArchitectAAfter 1920Before 1932Alterations?
Item 4 of 5Ebeneezer SimpsonArchitectAAfter 1920Before 1924Involved if before 1924. Alterations?
Item 5 of 5Simpson, McMichael & DavidsonArchitectural practiceAAfter 1920Before 1932Alterations?


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp282
Item 2 of 2Johnston, W T2003Artists of Scotland Officina Publications CDROM 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News LIII p531

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register22639 
Item 2 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans RHP 80873
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alastair Marshall McMichael: F no 3056 (box 16)