Basic Site Details

Name: Ward Road Library and Museum
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Barrack Street Library  
Item 2 of 3Barrack Street MuseumYes 
Item 3 of 3Carnegie Library  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Barrack StreetYes 
Item 2 of 22, Ward RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21911   
Item 2 of 21915 Design exhibited 


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 2James ThomsonArchitectA1911 With Careless as assistant
Item 2 of 2William Edward Careless (or Carless)ArchitectA1911 As assistant to James Thomson


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee YaleP106
Item 2 of 3McKean, Charles and Whatley, Patricia2008Lost Dundee: Dundee's lost architectural heritage Birlinn, Edinburghp164 - perspective drawing illustrated, showing tower not quite as built
Item 3 of 3RSA1915   574

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder25 June 1915CVIII pp585, 589, 395. Illustration.

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm) Book 51, pp208-211
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25610 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Edward Careless: L v22 no1781; James Thomson: L v21 no1626 ('Four Carnegie Libraries')