Basic Site Details

Name: Social housing for the Burgh of Leven, Broom site
Town, district or village: Leven
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Broom Housing Development  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Housing scheme  
Item 2 of 3School 1961
Item 3 of 3Shop 1961


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31950 Plans dated 
Item 2 of 35 July 1957 Build/construction'several works in connection with erection of 42, three and four apat. houses at Broom Site, Leven. Applications to Messrs. A. D. Haxton & Watson or Mr. L. A. Rolland, joint architects, Leven.' per Builder p44
Item 3 of 327 October 1961 Proposed520 houses, a school and shops to be built on remainder of Broom housing site; Council to build 298 of these, 2/3 to be 4-apartment and 1/3 3-apartment per Builder p803


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 3Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectA19501957jointly with L.A. Rolland
Item 2 of 3Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceA19501957jointly with L.A. Rolland
Item 3 of 3Lawrence Anderson RollandArchitectA19501957jointly with Haxton & Watson


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder5 July 1957  p44
Item 2 of 2Builder27 October 1961  p803

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1950/2/1-17
Item 2 of 2Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore244480