Basic Site Details

Name: Perth Waterworks
Town, district or village: Perth
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Original building design by Adam Anderson, rector of Perth Academy, 1832

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Fergusson Gallery  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1WATER SUPPLY AND DRAINAGE  

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518301832Build/construction 
Item 2 of 513 September 1957 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun'design and construction of r.c. roof 38 ft. dia. at the Waterworks, Perth. Particulars and plans from S. G. Cockburn, engineer and manager, Marshall-pl., Perth.' per Builder p480
Item 3 of 519721974Alteration/conversionConversion to tourist information centre
Item 4 of 519911992Alteration/conversionInterior reconstructed as a gallery
Item 5 of 520032004Alterations and additionsDome re-roofed

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 12Adam AndersonEngineerA18301832 
Item 2 of 12James Shepherd MorrisArchitectC19721974Conversion to tourist information centre
Item 3 of 12Morris & SteedmanArchitectural practiceC19721974Conversion to tourist information centre
Item 4 of 12Robert Russell SteedmanArchitectC19721974Conversion to tourist information centre
Item 5 of 12David MacLeod MurdochArchitectD19911992Conversion of interior to gallery - with Perth & Kinross Architectural Services
Item 6 of 12Douglas Victor HamiltonArchitectD19911992Conversion of interior to gallery - with Perth & Kinross Architectural Services
Item 7 of 12John Scott McLarenArchitectD19911992Conversion of interior to gallery - with Perth & Kinross Architectural Services
Item 8 of 12Kenneth Lyle Stewart MurdochArchitectD19911992Conversion of interior to gallery - with Perth & Kinross Architectural Services
Item 9 of 12McLaren, Murdoch & HamiltonArchitectural practiceD19911992Conversion of interior to gallery - with Perth & Kinross Architectural Services
Item 10 of 12William A MillarArchitectD19911992Interior converted to gallery
Item 11 of 12Perth & Kinross District Council Architectural Department (later Perth & Kinross Council)Architectural Department (New Towns etc)E19911992Conversion of interior to gallery
Item 12 of 12Bell Ingram Design B20032004Dome re-roofed

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Cameron, K J1988The Schoolmaster Engineer Abertay Historical Society 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp602
Item 3 of 3Haynes, Nick2000Perth and Kinross: an illustrated architectural guide Edinburgh: Rutland Pressp14

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder13 September 1957  p480

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Dundee Local History Collection, Wellgate LibraryDrawings Collection Drawings in Dundee Library, Charles Ower Collection
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register39341