Basic Site Details

Name: University of St Andrews Observatory
Town, district or village: St Andrews
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219391940  
Item 2 of 21954 Build/constructionNew Observatory?


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 7(Colonel) Herbert Morgan SmailArchitectA19391940 
Item 2 of 7John Donald MillsArchitectA19391940 
Item 3 of 7Mills & ShepherdArchitectural practiceA19391940 
Item 4 of 7William Malcolm GuildArchitectA19391940 
Item 5 of 7Carr & MatthewArchitectural practiceE1954 New Observatory?
Item 6 of 7David CarrArchitectE1954 New Observatory
Item 7 of 7Stuart Russell MatthewArchitectE1954 New Observatory?


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


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p560