Basic Site Details

Name: Carnegie Birthplace Memorial Museum
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
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 1Carnegie Memorial BuildingYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Museum  
Item 2 of 2Commemorative monument(?)  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 12-4, Moodie StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 425 June 1925  First sod cut on site
Item 2 of 41926   
Item 3 of 428 June 1928 Opened 
Item 4 of 419461954 Alterations (plans dated). Also later work


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 4James Grant ShearerArchitectB19261928 
Item 2 of 4James Grant ShearerArchitectA19461954Alterations (and later)
Item 3 of 4George AnnandArchitectA19521954Alterations (and later)
Item 4 of 4Shearer & AnnandArchitectural practiceA19521954Alterations (and later)


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Carnegie, Mrs AndrewNew York


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 Dunfermlinepp79, 83
Item 2 of 4Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp16
Item 3 of 4Reid, Alan and Kirk, William1934Royal Dunfermline 5th ed.p137
Item 4 of 4RSA1940   No 537 Design exhibited

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register260262-4 Moodie Street and 5 Priory Lane, Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Memorial
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand Collection SA 1920/2/1-20 (MS 921/1-3)
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Grant Shearer: L no5519 (combined box 85) and F no4072 (box 32)