Basic Site Details

Name: Houses, Overton Road site, for Kirkcaldy Town Council
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 1Housing  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Haig Avenue  
Item 2 of 3Kilgour Avenue  
Item 3 of 3Overton RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 33 December 1920 Journal reference40 houses 'to be built'
Item 2 of 3July 1923 Journal reference32 houses 'to be built'
Item 3 of 32 July 1937 Journal referenceAdditional houses on 76-acre estate 'to be built'


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 6William Barnet WyllieArchitectA1920 40 houses
Item 2 of 6William SymeArchitectA1920 40 houses
Item 3 of 6William WilliamsonArchitectA1920 40 houses
Item 4 of 6Williamson, Wyllie & SymeArchitectural practiceA1920 40 houses
Item 5 of 6William SymeArchitectB1923 32 houses
Item 6 of 6George DuffusArchitect 1937 Additional houses on 76-acre estate


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


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Frew, John1987Housing the Heroes: Council House Building in Central, East and North-East Fife 1919-1923 Kirkcaldy: Kirkcaldy Museums, Kirkcaldy District Councilp20

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Architect3 December 1920CIV Supplement, p 20
Item 2 of 5Builder3 December 1920CXIX p 646
Item 3 of 5Builder6 July 1923CXXV p 32
Item 4 of 5Builder2 July 1937CLIII p 44
Item 5 of 5Building News13 July 1923CXXV p 28