Basic Site Details

Name: Kames Colliery, Pithead Baths
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Kaimes Colliery, Pithead Baths Alternative spelling


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21932   
Item 2 of 21936  Extension


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 4Hugh SmithArchitectA1932 As chief assistant or deputy chief architect under John Austin Dempster, on the staff of the Miners' Welfare Committee
Item 2 of 4John Austin DempsterArchitectA1932 As Senior Architect for Scotland and North of England for the Miners' Welfare Committee
Item 3 of 4John Austin DempsterArchitectB1936 Extension - as Chief Architect for the Northern Division, Miners' Welfare Commission
Item 4 of 4O ParryArchitectB1936 Extension - with Dempster as Chief Architect


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

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)