Basic Site Details

Name: Women's Institute
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Welsh initially places after John Melvin & Sons, John Watson and James Lindsay but Welsh appointed by Trustees

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 16-8, Pilmuir StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419111912  
Item 2 of 45 August 1911 Advertisement for tenders 
Item 3 of 4c. 1911  Competition held
Item 4 of 424 September 1912 Opened 

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 6Archibald G WelshArchitect 19111912Placed fourth but appointed after competition
Item 2 of 6John Melvin & SonArchitectural practiceA1911 Placed first in competition but Welsh appointed
Item 3 of 6John Melvin (junior)ArchitectA1911 Placed first in competition but Welsh appointed
Item 4 of 6John Melvin (senior)ArchitectA1911 Placed first in competition but Welsh appointed
Item 5 of 6James LindsayArchitectB1911 Placed third in competition
Item 6 of 6John WatsonArchitectC1911 Placed second in competition

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Carnegie Dunfermline Trust 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p192
Item 2 of 2Reid, Alan and Kirk, William1934Royal Dunfermline 5th ed.p129

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Architect and Builder's Journal10 May 1911XXXIII p496
Item 2 of 5BuilderEarly 1911C p623
Item 3 of 5Building News C p626
Item 4 of 5Building News CI pp15-16
Item 5 of 5Dunfermline Journal5 August 1911   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Dunfermline Burgh OfficeDunfermline Dean of Guild Folder No 1278
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26038