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Basic Site Details

Name: Central Fire Station
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41933  Plans in hand
Item 2 of 415 April 1934 Opened 
Item 3 of 4c. August 1934c. June 1936 Plans dated (includes housing for firemen)
Item 4 of 4September 1940October 1940 Alterations to chimneys (plans dated)


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 3James Grant ShearerArchitectA19341936 
Item 2 of 3Harry Horace Macdonald A19371938As assistant to James Shearer.
Item 3 of 3James Grant ShearerArchitectB1940 Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Dunfermline Town Council 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Dunfermline Press & West Fife Advertiser1959Centenary of the Dunfermline Press and West Fife Advertiser Dunfermlinep99
Item 2 of 4Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p189
Item 3 of 4Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp15
Item 4 of 4Thirties Exhibition Catalogue1984Thirties Exhibition Catalogue, catalogue number 9   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect and Building News12 January 1934CXXXVII p83
Item 2 of 4Architect and Building News1936Jan-June p125
Item 3 of 4Architect and Building News1 May 1940CXLVI pp123-125
Item 4 of 4Builder4 August 1933CXLV p206

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26042 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand Collection SA 1930/21/1-104
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Grant Shearer: L no5519 (combined box 85) and F no4072 (box 32). Harry Horace Macdonald A no13737 (Combined Box 176)


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