Basic Site Details

Name: Forbes Court
Town, district or village: West Ferry
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Residence of the Bishop of Brechin.

This still stands in Dundee Road, between the former 'Ashwood' plot to the west and 'The Bryans' plot to the east. It used to be numbered 85.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Forbes Court, Dundee RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1After 1903Before 1908  


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 3Blackadder & Allan AAfter 1903Before 1908West wing
Item 2 of 3David Lindsay Allan AAfter 1903Before 1908West wing
Item 3 of 3Robert Blackadder AAfter 1903Before 1908West wing


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dundee Planning DepartmentBroughty Ferry Approved Duplicate Plans  
Item 2 of 3Information courtesy of Edmund Raphael-BeldowskiInformation via website Sent January 2009
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Lindsay Allan: L v23 no1836