Basic Site Details

Name: Sheriff Courthouse
Town, district or village: Forfar
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2County Buildings Given in Colvin
Item 2 of 2Municipal Buildings  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41821 Plans drawn up 
Item 2 of 41821 Contracts advertised 
Item 3 of 41824 Build/construction 
Item 4 of 41824 Foundation stone 


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 1David NeaveArchitectA18211824 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 4Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep477
Item 3 of 4McCulloch, W M SN.D.A History of the Town and County Hall, Forfar   
Item 4 of 4New Statistical Account of Scotland New Statistical Account of Scotland  volume11, p696

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Dundee Advertiser1821  Precise date not given in HS List

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register31542 
Item 2 of 2NMRS (RIAS Collection)Volume of drawings by David Neave Also drawings preserved in the building (in 1972).