Basic Site Details

Name: Local Authority Housing Scheme, Stenhouse Street
Town, district or village: Cowdenbeath
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for other parts of the same development, in the adjoining Stevensonbeath.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Stenhouse StreetYesFirst houses expected to be built here

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 54 July 1919  Architect appointed
Item 2 of 521 May 1920 Journal reference76 houses 'to be built'
Item 3 of 510 November 1922 Journal reference16 houses 'to be built'
Item 4 of 517 August 1923 Journal reference10 houses 'to be built'
Item 5 of 57 December 1923 Journal reference6 houses 'to be built' (unclear whether a reduced number from the above, or in addition - to total 16 houses in this year)

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 7J S RaeArchitect 1919 As Burgh Surveyor
Item 2 of 7David A ShawEngineer 1920 76 houses - as Burgh Surveyor (given as D H Shaw)
Item 3 of 7Muirhead & RutherfordArchitectural practiceC1922 16 houses
Item 4 of 7Thomas RutherfordArchitectC1922 16 houses
Item 5 of 7Alexander Anderson WatsonArchitectC?1922(?) May have worked on 16 houses with Muirhead & Rutherford as principal assistant (nomination paper mentions 6 housing schemes)
Item 6 of 7C A Alexander (or C H Alexander?)ArchitectDAugust 1923 10 houses 'to be built' - as Burgh Surveyor
Item 7 of 7C A Alexander (or C H Alexander?)ArchitectEDecember 1923 6 houses 'to be built' - as Burgh Surveyor (unclear whether a reduced number from the above, or in addition - to total 16 houses in this year)

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Cowdenbeath Town Council 

References

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect21 May 1920CIII p 20
Item 2 of 4Builder10 November 1922CXXIII p 719
Item 3 of 4Builder17 August 1923CXXV p 265
Item 4 of 4Builder7 December 1923CXXV p 902

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Anderson Watson: L no5330 (combined box 71) ('6 housing schemes')