Basic Site Details

Name: Rothes Colliery
Town, district or village: Markinch (near)
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Built in association with Glenrothes New Town, closed within a few years, owing to unexpected geological fault. (Glendinning, 1997)

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2 1957Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21993 Destruction/demolition 


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 1Egon RissArchitect 19491957With the Fife Coal Company


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p585
Item 2 of 2Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp21 Photograph