Basic Site Details

Name: Post Office Eastriggs
Town, district or village: Eastriggs
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119161918Build/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 1Raymond UnwinArchitect 19161918Design carried out by (one of) a group of architects acting under the directorship of Raymond Unwin


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Explosives Department of the Ministry of Munitions. 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Eastriggs Garden VillageBuilt to accommodated munitions workers at the nearby factories. The chief township at Gretna included housing for men and women together with, laundry, bakery, and central kitchen for distributing food to the hostels, and mess rooms for the factory hands. The subsidiary township of Eastriggs provided accommodation for labour living near the western end of the munitioms factory, and not far from Dornock Station

Architect Raymond Unwin FRIBA.
Chief Assistant architect S. B. Russell. FRIBA
Resident architect Courtney M. Crickmer, F.R.I.B.A.,
Others. C E Simmons, Geoffrey Lucas, H A Saul, R. S. Bowers, A. O Cave and Harold Burgess.


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News13 November 1918  p332 and illustrations