Basic Site Details

Name: Dumfries Court House
Town, district or village: Dumfries
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
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Status: Demolished
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2chapel  
Item 2 of 2Town Hall  

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 1Buccleuch Street  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118171821Alteration/conversionConversion of chapel into court house. Colvin gives 1813 as date.

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 2James Gillespie GrahamArchitectA18171821Conversion of chapel into court house. Colvin gives 1813 as date.
Item 2 of 2Walter NewallArchitectB18171821Repairs and superintending

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2MacKechnie, Aonghus1988Walter Newall, Architect in Dumfries Trans. Dumfres & Galloway Naturual History & Antiquarian Society, 3rd ser, lxiii 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Trans. Dumfries & Gall. Nat. His. & Antiq. Soc. XXI,NS1908-09 p88-89. Article by J Barbour.

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Dumfriesshire Commissioners, Ewart LibraryMinutes of the Commissioners of SupplyD1/1/15pp76, 555