Basic Site Details

Name: Housing, 1-6 Harbour Court, Castle Gate
Town, district or village: Dunbar
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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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 11-6, Harbour Court  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119481951Build/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 8(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitectA19481951Partner in charge
Item 2 of 8Andrew RentonArchitectA19481951Designer
Item 3 of 8Basil Spence & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19481951 
Item 4 of 8James BeveridgeArchitectA19481951Worked in team
Item 5 of 8John Hardie GloverArchitectA19481951Job architect
Item 6 of 8Sara Elizabeth McCosh A19481951Worked in team
Item 7 of 8William Alexander Bruce RobertsonArchitectA19481951Partner in charge
Item 8 of 8William Leslie RoworthArchitectA19481951Worked in team

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 1Planning scheme for redevelopment of seafront, including fishermen's cottages 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Edwards, Brian1995Basil Spence 1907-1976  p39
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp14
Item 3 of 3Long, Philip and Thomas, Jane (eds)2007Basil Spence, architect  pp41, 89, 90

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect and Building News15 April 1959  'Fishermen's Houses', pp334-7
Item 2 of 4Architectural ReviewDecember 1952  'Housing at Dunbar, Scotland' p396
Item 3 of 4Builder7 November 1951   
Item 4 of 4DOCOMOMOMarch 200736 p88

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51776 
Item 2 of 5Location to be checkedDunbar Dean of Guild drawings Minute Book 15 January 1949, NAS B18/19/1
Item 3 of 5National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Dunbar Burgh Council Minutes NAS B18/13/22, B18/13/26, B18/13/29-33. Housing development in the Harbour Area B18/20/11-12, 22-23
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSpence Glover & Ferguson Collection Canmore ID 138342
Item 5 of 5NMRSBasil Spence Archive Canmore ID 138342