Basic Site Details

Name: Dunfermline Abbey, entrance gateways and walls including toolhouse
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Abbey  
Item 2 of 3Gateway  
Item 3 of 3Wall  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31 February 1861 Plans approvedNew gate for west entrance to churchyard
Item 2 of 318911892 Entrance gateway and sections of west wall
Item 3 of 31897  Toolhouse


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 3Robert LawrieBuilder 1861 New gate for west entrance to churchyard
Item 2 of 3(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitect 18911892West entrance gateway and sections of west wall
Item 3 of 3John HoustonArchitect 1897 Toolhouse

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Dunfermline AbbeyGateways and walls B Listed.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p178

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register46893Dunfermline Abbey, Entrance Gateways and Boundary Walls
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Heritors Records SRO HR 159/4 & 159/5