Basic Site Details

Name: Royal Exchange
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Royal Exchange, Panmure StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Royal Exchange LaneYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31853  Competition
Item 2 of 31856  Building completed
Item 3 of 31954  Internal alterations


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 Bryce  18531856 
Item 2 of 2Thomas Lindsay Gray  1954 Internal alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Exchange Building Shareholders 

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 1Royal Exchange, Merchants' ShelterA merchants' house is being erected at Royal Exchange-place, Dundee, from the designs of Mr J. Murray Robertson, architect, of that town. The contracts, which amount to about £1,800, have been let as follows:—Masonry, Mr Alexander Duncan; joineiy, Messrs W and K Brownlee; plumbing, Mr David Brown; slating. Mr. Stonier; plastering, Mr. Ovenstone glazing, Messrs Lindsay and Scott; and iron columns and girders, Mr David Keay, Hillbank Foundry.[Building News 26 August 1881 p263]


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep114
Item 2 of 5McKean, Charles and Walker, David1993Dundee: An Illustrated Architectural GuideRevised EditionEdinburgh: RIASpp 46, 47
Item 3 of 5McKean, Charles and Whatley, Patricia2008Lost Dundee: Dundee's lost architectural heritage Birlinn, Edinburghp133 - illustrated as first designed; p134 - illustrated as first built
Item 4 of 5RSA1853    
Item 5 of 5Walker, David M1955Architects and Architecture in Dundee 1770-1914   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder27 May 1876XXXIV Obituary of David Bryce
Item 2 of 3Building Chronicle1 July 1854   
Item 3 of 3Dundee Perth and Cupar Advertiser1856   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dundee City Art GalleriesDundee Art Collection Two perspective views
Item 2 of 3Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm) Book 10, pp159-60
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25507