Basic Site Details

Name: Council Housing and Garages
Town, district or village: Cowdenbeath
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Drylie Street  
Item 2 of 3Foulford Street  
Item 3 of 3Union Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2June 1954November 1965Plans dated 
Item 2 of 227 November 1964 * Scheme acceptedPlanning permission granted for 38 houses and 10 garages in Drylie Street; 9 houses in Foulford Street; and 3 houses in Union Street

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 4George AnnandArchitectA19541964 
Item 2 of 4James Grant ShearerArchitectA19541962 
Item 3 of 4Shearer & AnnandArchitectural practiceA19541973 
Item 4 of 4James Daniel ShearerArchitectA19641973 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Cowdenbeath Town Council 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder27 November 1964  p1166

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand CollectionSA 1960/15/1-67Also SA 1930/19/1-17