Basic Site Details

Name: House for Very Reverend Provost A C Don
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: When Provost Don was appointed Dean of Westminster, he gave his house to St Paul's Cathedral as the Provost's House. In John Murray Robertson archive drawings the date darte seems to be 1937 - perhaps read mistakenly.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Blackneess DriveYes 
Item 2 of 2Clarendon DriveYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11927   


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 3Patrick Hill ThomsArchitectA1927  
Item 2 of 3Thoms & WilkieArchitectural practiceA1927  
Item 3 of 3William Fleming WilkieArchitectA1927  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Don, Very Reverend Provost A C 
Item 2 of 2Sprott, Provost John Chapel SprottLater owner and Provost of St Paul's Cathedral


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dundee Archive and Record CentreJohn Murray Robertson/James Findlay Collection (from Wellwood Leslie Architects) GD/WL Bundle 8 (4 sheets drawings)
Item 2 of 3Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm)  
Item 3 of 3Trevor Black Architects InvergordonTrevor Black Drawing Archive