Basic Site Details

Name: Reform Street competition
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: New street to lead to the Meadows. 5 architects invited to compete. Prize of 20 guineas offered.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31832 Plans drawn up 
Item 2 of 3November 1832 Competition announced 
Item 3 of 31833 SurveySurvey of ground in new street and area contiguous to it.

People

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 6George AngusArchitectA1832 Invited to compete in providing elevations for houses in new street - won competition
Item 2 of 6David NeaveArchitectB1832 Invited to compete in providing elevations for house in new street - unsuccessful
Item 3 of 6James BlackArchitectC1832 Invited to compete in providing elevations for house in new street - unsuccessful
Item 4 of 6David Mackenzie IArchitectD1832 Invited to compete in providing elevations for house in new street - unsuccessful
Item 5 of 6George MathewsonArchitectE1832 Invited to compete in providing elevations for house in new street - unsuccessful
Item 6 of 6James BrewsterArchitectFJanuary 1833 To prepare a survey of the ground in Reform Street and the 'town's ground contiguous'

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 51-63 Reform Street 
Item 2 of 516-32 Reform Street 
Item 3 of 52-14 Reform Street and 49, 50, 51 High Street 
Item 4 of 538 and 40 Reform Street 
Item 5 of 542-58 Reform Street 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Thomason, James1847History of Dundee  p152
Item 2 of 2Walker, David M1955Architects and Architecture in Dundee 1770-1914  pp10-11

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Dundee City ArchivesTown Council Minutes. Property Committee Minutes 4 August - 16 June 1837 Meeting 22 November 1832; 8 January 1833.