Basic Site Details

Name: The Victoria Road Calender
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Details of Constable's involvement from personal info from Mr Barrie, c.1952.

Mill burnt and rebuilt as housing in recent years

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1A & S Henry's premisesYesAs referred to during 1911-14 work

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 160, Victoria RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218741875  
Item 2 of 219111914 New doorway, marble staircase and office suite


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 7James Guthrie OrcharEngineerA18741875 
Item 2 of 7Robertson & OrcharArchitectural practice, EngineersA18741875 
Item 3 of 7William RobertsonEngineerA18741875 
Item 4 of 7John F AndersonArchitectAc. 1874c. 1875Baronial architectural detailing
Item 5 of 7Alexander Corbett BarrieArchitectB19111914New doorway, marble staircase and office suite - as assistant to James Lowe
Item 6 of 7James LoweArchitectB19111914New doorway, marble staircase and office suite
Item 7 of 7Vernon ConstableArchitectB19111914New doorway, marble staircase and office suite - designed for Lowe & Barrie


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Henry, A & SClient in 1911-14
Item 2 of 2Victoria Road Calendering CoOriginal client


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep239
Item 2 of 2Watson, Mark1990Jute and Flax mills in Dundee Tayport: Hutton Press Ltdpp181, 230-1

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm)  
Item 2 of 4Dundee UniversityDundee University Archives DU MS 86/VIII/1
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25122 
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection AND 245 (1874)