Basic Site Details

Name: The Anchorage
Town, district or village: Dysart
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 95,000 plans to restore 17th c. houses and 6 houses

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hie Gait; Saut Girnal Wynd  

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 11, 2, The Shore  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2May 1968 Restoration17th c. houses
Item 2 of 2May 1968 Build/construction6 houses


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 5(Sir) Harry Anthony Wheeler (or simply Sir Anthony Wheeler)ArchitectA19651968Restoration and new houses
Item 2 of 5Andrew Glen WeirArchitectA19651968Restoration and new houses
Item 3 of 5Donald McInnesArchitectA19651968Restoration and new houses
Item 4 of 5Frank SprosonArchitectA19651968Restoration and new houses
Item 5 of 5Wheeler & SprosonArchitectural practiceA19651968Restoration and new houses


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Crown Estates 
Item 2 of 2National Trust for Scotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp113

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building3 May 1968  p168

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1NMRSWheeler & Sproson Collection WHS 55/29-30 (photos)