Basic Site Details

Name: Hope Park development
Town, district or village: St Andrews
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Partly B Listed. Nos 2-6 Hope Street were built by 1850. NB: Abbotsford House and numbers 10 & 11 Abbotsford Place are by John Lessels - see separate entries.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Abbotsford Hall and McIntosh HallYesNos 1-13 Abbotsford Crescent

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Abbotsford CrescentYes 
Item 2 of 2Hope StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 618471851 Original feuing plans, and building of 2-6 Hope Street
Item 2 of 618641869 Work taken on by John Chesser after John Henderson's death - plans slightly revised
Item 3 of 618681869 Building of Hope Street resumed
Item 4 of 618691870ConstructionWestern stances of Abbotsford Crescent
Item 5 of 618721873ConstructionEastern houses of Abbotsford Crescent
Item 6 of 6Before 1981 Alteration/conversionAlterations to McIntosh Hall


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Item 1 of 5John Henderson  18471851Feuing plans (superseded by slightly revised plans by John Chesser after Henderson's death)
Item 2 of 5John Chesser  18641869Continued work after John Henderson's death - slightly revised feuing plans (superseded those by Henderson)
Item 3 of 5Gillespie & Scott CBefore 1981 Alterations to McIntosh Hall.
Item 4 of 5James L Hunter Scott CBefore 1981 Alterations to McIntosh Hall
Item 5 of 5Michael George Scott CBefore 1981 Alterations to McIntosh Hall


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Gladstone, John (Sir) - of FasqueOriginal client
Item 2 of 2Hope-Scott, RobertClient from 1853 after Sir John Gladstone's heirs sold out

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 31 Hope Street 
Item 2 of 310-11 Abbotsford CrescentSee separate entry for the full terrace, nos 1-13, by John Henderson and subsequently John Chesser.
Item 3 of 39 Abbotsford Crescent 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Cant, Ronald Gordon1991St Andrews Architects Three decades of historical notes (Revised text), St Andrews 
Item 2 of 5Evetts, Robin1988Architectural Expansion and Redevelopment in St Andrews, 1810-c.1894 Unpublished PhD thesis, University of St Andrewspp214 (Henderson work) & 219 (Chesser work)
Item 3 of 5Evetts, Robin2000The New Town of St Andrews J Frew & D Jones (eds), 'The New Town Phenomenon: The Second Generation St Andrews Studies…'pp71-7
Item 4 of 5Historic Scotland Lists     
Item 5 of 5RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Fifeshire Journal21 January 1847   
Item 2 of 2Fifeshire Journal25 July 1850   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register40904List entry for nos 1-13 Abbotsford Crescent (Abbotsford Hall and Macintosh Hall)
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register of Sasines