Basic Site Details

Name: Auchencruive/Auchincruive Colliery, Pithead Baths 4 and 5
Town, district or village: Annbank
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Colliery  
Item 2 of 2Pithead baths  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11933   


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 3Hugh SmithArchitectA1933 As chief assistant or deputy chief architect under John Austin Dempster, on the staff of the Miners' Welfare Committee
Item 2 of 3John Austin DempsterArchitectA1933 As Senior Architect for Scotland and North of England for the Miners' Welfare Committee
Item 3 of 3O ParryArchitectA1933 Appears to have been involved in this project in some capacity on staff of Miner's Welfare Commission


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Miners' Welfare Committee 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Allison, Georgina1994The Miners Welfare Commission and Pithead Baths in Scotland Twentieth Century Society journal, Summer 1, Industrial Architecture, pp 55-64Appendices A & B
Item 2 of 2McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Pressp117

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News1935July-Dec p348

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Austin Dempster: F no3347 (box 21); Hugh Smith: F no4623 (combined box 25)