Basic Site Details

Name: Crown Office
Town, district or village: Elgin
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Estimated cost 110,000

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41967 Competition designs submitted 
Item 2 of 410 March 1967 Competition results announcedWinners of the MoPBW Architectural Competition showcased in the Building [Scot and McIntosh winners for the Elgin Crown Building, with runners up E Morton Wright and Rowand Anderson Kininmonth and Paul]
Item 3 of 41969 Build/constructionWork to begin
Item 4 of 419731976Build/construction 


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 5E Morton Wright  1967 Won second prize in competition.
Item 2 of 5Rowand Anderson Kininmonth & PaulArchitectural practice 1967 Won third prize in competition.
Item 3 of 5John Malcolm McIntosh (Mackintosh)ArchitectA1967 Won first prize in competition.
Item 4 of 5Scott & McIntoshArchitectural practiceA1967 Won first prize in competition.
Item 5 of 5Walter Scott A1967 Won first prize in competition.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1MPBW (later Department of the Environment) 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 2 of 2RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building10 March 1967  p99-105

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Walter Scott: F no6412 (Combined Box 136); John Malcolm McIntosh: F no6382 (Combined Box 135)