Basic Site Details

Name: Fire Station, Cowan Street
Town, district or village: Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 27 August 1914 Journal reference'To be built'
Item 2 of 228 July 1933  Reconstruction - 'plans in hand'


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 3Kirkcaldy Burgh Surveyor's OfficeArchitectural practiceA1914  
Item 2 of 3James Law LumsdenSurveyorA?1914(?) Possibly responsible - not known whether he was still Burgh Surveyor at the time
Item 3 of 3George DuffusArchitect 1933 Reconstruction - as Burgh Surveyor


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect7 August 1914XCII Supplement, p 13
Item 2 of 3Builder28 July 1933CXLV p 167
Item 3 of 3Building News1914CVII p 232