Basic Site Details

Name: The Howff
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1City Cemetery  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Barrack Steet  
Item 2 of 2Meadowside  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11833 Build/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 2David NeaveArchitectA1833 With James Black. Provided design for railing and gates in Barrack Street.
Item 2 of 2James BlackArchitectB1833 With David Neave. Provided design for railing and gates in Barrack Street.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 5Davey, Nancy The Howff, a Guide to an Old Graveyard   
Item 3 of 5Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep98
Item 4 of 5McKean, Charles and Walker, David1993Dundee: An Illustrated Architectural GuideRevised EditionEdinburgh: RIASpp57-58
Item 5 of 5RCAHMS1992Dundee on Record RCAHMSp10. Drawing of a gravestone by W.F Howitt (c.1955)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Dundee City ArchivesTown Council Minutes. Property Committee Minutes 4 August - 16 June 1837 18 October 1833 for competition announcement. 6 JAnuary 1835 - opening
Item 2 of 2Wellgate Library DundeePlans