Basic Site Details

Name: Albany Works, linen factory
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Status: C Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Gardener's StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21860s(?) Build/constructionOriginal factory
Item 2 of 21907  Office building with showrooms, general office, designing department and private rooms

People

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 4James Guthrie OrcharEngineerB1860s(?) Original factory
Item 2 of 4Robertson & OrcharArchitectural practice, EngineersB1860s(?) Original factory
Item 3 of 4William RobertsonEngineerB1860s(?) Original building
Item 4 of 4James Grant ShearerArchitect 1907 Office building

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Walker, Reid and Company 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1McEwan, Bert1998Dunfermline: our heritage  pp18-19

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder1907XCIII p227

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Mark WatsonInformation sent to Dictionary Sent February 2014
Item 2 of 3Dunfermline Burgh OfficeDunfermline Dean of Guild Folder no 2575
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register46906GARDENERS STREET, FORMER ALBANY WORKS OFFICE BUILDING (ALBANY BUSINESS CENTRE), INCLUDING GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL