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Basic Site Details

Name: Hawthornbank
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 'Later 19th century; billiard room extension added to W 1891; extended to E and some remodelling of interior (where former conservatory added) 1899 by Harbourne Maclennan of Dunfermline; summer house pavilion constructed to E 1900 by Harbourne Maclennan; further extensions to E late 20th century, including linking section to pavilion.' (HS)

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Benachie  
Item 2 of 3Carnegie Music Hall  
Item 3 of 3Carnegie Music InstituteYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Institute  
Item 2 of 2Music hall  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1East PortYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41891  Billiard room extension
Item 2 of 41899  Interior remodelling and conservatory added
Item 3 of 4Late 1800s   
Item 4 of 41910  Summer house pavilion added


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 2Harbourne MaclennanArchitectA1899 Interior remodelling and conservatory added
Item 2 of 2Harbourne MaclennanArchitectB1910 Summer house pavilion added (HS list gives a date of 1900 for this)


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dunfermline Burgh OfficeDunfermline Dean of Guild Folder nos 3251, 2072, 946
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26065 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand Collection Old RIAS catalogue indicates 7 drawings for the Tower house in East Port. Perhaps refers to this


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