Basic Site Details

Name: Bannerfield Estate
Town, district or village: Selkirk
City or county: Selkirkshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Bannerfield Housing Site  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Housing scheme  
Item 2 of 2Housing  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419451964  
Item 2 of 4September 1957 Build/construction'Bannerfield Housing Scheme, fifth development, 12 houses. Eight contracts covering all trades. A: Basil Spence & Partners, (A), 40 Moray-pl., Edinburgh. Tenders by Sept. 14.' per Builder 6 Sept. 1957, p434
Item 3 of 46 November 1959 Proposed'180 lin. yds. roadway, 280 lin. yds. 6 in. dia. sewer and 240 lin. yds. 4 in. dia. spun-iron main plus incidental works' per Builder p601
Item 4 of 48 January 1960 Proposed55 houses; applications to TC by 18 Jan per Builder p82


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 9(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitectA19451964 
Item 2 of 9Basil Spence & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19461964 
Item 3 of 9William Alexander Bruce RobertsonArchitectA19461950 
Item 4 of 9William Leslie RoworthArchitectAc. 19471964As chief draughtsman to Basil Spence & Partners
Item 5 of 9Andrew RentonArchitectA19491961 
Item 6 of 9Richard Ross Forbes CassidyArchitectA19501954As assistant with Spence and job architect
Item 7 of 9John Hardie GloverArchitectA19561964 
Item 8 of 9Peter Scott FergusonArchitectA19561964 
Item 9 of 9Crouch & HoggArchitectural practice, Engineer 6 November 1959 accepting tender applications per Builder p601


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Selkirk Burgh Council 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Cruft, Kitty, Dunbar, John and Fawcett, Richard2006Borders (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Presspp 79 & 679; pl 118

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder6 September 1957  p434
Item 2 of 3Builder6 November 1959  p601
Item 3 of 3Builder8 January 1960  p82

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Hardie Glover: F no5473 (combined box 81)
Item 2 of 2Sent to DSA by emailInformation from AHRC/RCAHMS Spence project per David W Walker and Clive Fenton Clive Fenton's research notes (sent July 2010): information on Bill Roworth's involvement.