Basic Site Details

Name: Simpson Memorial Institute
Town, district or village: Upper Largo
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost c.2,000

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 189, High StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21890 Design exhibitedCompetition design
Item 2 of 21891 Construction 


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 5A & A C DewarArchitectural practiceA1889 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 2 of 5Alexander Cumming DewarArchitectA1889 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 3 of 5Andrew Dewar (later A Redcote Dewar)ArchitectA1889 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 4 of 5Henry Francis KerrArchitect 1890 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 5 of 5Charles Edward Tweedie (senior)Architect 1891 Won competition and secured job


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp112
Item 2 of 4Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p422
Item 3 of 4Leven and Largo1897Guide to Leven and Largo   
Item 4 of 4RSA1890   477

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News LX p696

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register8968 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSRIAS Collection 5 Drawings dated 1889 - from Hurd Rolland archive