Basic Site Details

Name: Orchar Gallery
Town, district or village: Barnhill
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: Unexecuted
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Notes: This project (mentioned in Orchar's will) was unexecuted; see separate entry for nearby Beach House, which was extended to become the Orchar Gallery in the 1930s.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Monifieth RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2Orchar ParkYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21891  Sketch design
Item 2 of 21916  Scheme abandoned, drawings not preserved


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 2James Guthrie OrcharEngineerA1891 Assisted Thomas Saunders Robertson in design
Item 2 of 2Thomas Saunders RobertsonArchitectA1891 Sketch design in conjunction with J G Orchar; referred to in his will


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Orchar, James Guthrie, ProvostHelped design, to be built under the provisions of his will.

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 1Beach HouseSee separate entry for unexecuted proposals for the Orchar Gallery as a separate building at Orchar Park, designed by Thomas Saunders Robertson in conjunction with James Guthrie Orchar in 1891.

Drawings dated 8 March 1920 shows two proposed additions, one at first floor of service wing executed in the 1920s and one on north west carried out in 1930s.


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1New Register HouseWills and Testaments Orchar's will 19 December 1891