Basic Site Details

Name: Town Hall and Municipal Offices
Town, district or village: Dumfries
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: The design was selected in an architectural competition held in 1929 and assessed by Sir George Washington Browne PRSA. Awards were made as follows:
1st premium 300 James Carruthers Glasgow
2nd Premium 200 Hutton and Taylor Glasgow
3rd Premium 100 H T Wright Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1December 1929 Competition results announced 


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 6George Washington BrowneArchitect 1929  
Item 2 of 6David Bateman HuttonArchitectB1929 Awarded 2nd premium in competition
Item 3 of 6Hutton & TaylorArchitectural practiceB1929 Awarded 2nd premium in competition.
Item 4 of 6Thomas Lumsden TaylorArchitectB1929 Awarded 2nd premium in competition
Item 5 of 6Henry Thomas WrightArchitectC1929 Awarded 3rd premium in competition
Item 6 of 6James CarruthersArchitectA1930 Awarded first premium in competition


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect and Building News1933Jan-June p206
Item 2 of 3Builder11 October 1929  p592 - competition news
Item 3 of 3Builder27 December 1929  p1092 - competition results