Basic Site Details

Name: 10-11 Abbotsford Crescent
Town, district or village: St Andrews
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for the full terrace, nos 1-13, by John Henderson and subsequently John Chesser.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Kinloch House  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1House(?)  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 110-11, Abbotsford CrescentYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318691870  
Item 2 of 318811886Alteration/conversionTenanted as Rusack's Hotel. Lease given up when new hotel built.
Item 3 of 31913  Alterations to no 11


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 6James LesselsArchitectA18691870 
Item 2 of 6John LesselsArchitectA18691870 
Item 3 of 6John Lessels & SonArchitectural practiceA18691870 
Item 4 of 6Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceB1913 Alterations to no 11
Item 5 of 6James Ross GillespieArchitectB1913 Alterations to no 11
Item 6 of 6James ScottArchitectB1913 Alterations to no 11


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Kinloch, Sir Alexanderoriginal client.

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 1Hope Park developmentPartly B Listed. Nos 2-6 Hope Street were built by 1850. NB: Abbotsford House and numbers 10 & 11 Abbotsford Place are by John Lessels - see separate entries.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Evetts, Robin1988Architectural Expansion and Redevelopment in St Andrews, 1810-c.1894 Unpublished PhD thesis, University of St Andrews 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information from Ronald Rusack.
Item 2 of 2St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle no 1341