Basic Site Details

Name: 37-43 Scott Street and 141-143 South Street
Town, district or village: Perth
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: PREMISES, PERTH - A new block of buildings is in course of erection at the corner of New Scott-street
and South-street, Perth, for Bailie Wright, proprietor of the Perthshire Courier. The buildings, which are to be of three stories and attics, will have the ground area occupied by shops, with extensive cellarage in the basement. The upper floors are to be occupied by offices, printing works, and dwelling-houses, with stores, etc. The buildings are to be built of stone, with polished face and dressing, from Polmaise Quarries, Bannockburn, and will have two facades of 60 feet and 54 feet respectively to New Scott-street and South-street. The roofs will be covered with slates from Port Dinorwic Quarries. The contractors for the whole works are :-Mason and brick work, Alexander Beveridge, Perth; carpenter and joiner, Thomas D. Falconer, Perth; plaster and cement work, Daniel Campbell, Bridgend; slater, James Buchan, Perth; glazing, Edward M'Conocher, Perth; iron and steel contract, George Bailie, Perth. The plans, etc, have in been executed by ex-Bailie Smart, architect, Perth. [Builder 30 January 1897 p105]

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Tenement  
Item 2 of 3Shop  
Item 3 of 3Public house  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 237, 39, 41, 43, Scott Street  
Item 2 of 2143, South StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118971899  


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 1David SmartArchitect 18971899 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Bailie Wrightproprietor of the Perthshire Courier


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp637

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder30 January 1897  p105

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51640