Basic Site Details

Name: Housing Estate for council
Town, district or village: Cowdenbeath
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Most of the upgrade work appears to date from the 1970s.

See also Council Housing and Garages in Cowdenbeath (no 409397) which overlaps with this.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Cowdenbeath Central Redevelopment Area  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 11Bridge Street  
Item 2 of 11Burgh RoadYes 
Item 3 of 11Church Street  
Item 4 of 11Marshall Street  
Item 5 of 11Perth RoadYes 
Item 6 of 11Primmer PlaceYes 
Item 7 of 11Stenhouse Street  
Item 8 of 11Terris Place  
Item 9 of 11Thistle Street  
Item 10 of 11Union Street  
Item 11 of 11Watson StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. January 1934c. February 1973Plans datedUpgrade of Pre-War Council houses. Also perhaps new houses as well?

People

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 ShearerArchitect c. 19341962Upgrade of Pre-War Council houses. Also perhaps new houses as well?
Item 2 of 3James Daniel ShearerArchitectAEarly 1960s Also perhaps new houses as well?
Item 3 of 3Shearer & AnnandArchitectural practiceAEarly 1960s Upgrade of Pre-War Council houses. Also perhaps new houses as well?

Clients

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

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building23 August 1968  p130

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand Collection SA 1930/19/1-20