Basic Site Details

Name: Lockerbie Town Hall and library
Town, district or village: Lockerbie
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Estimated original cost: 4,000.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Bridge Street  
Item 2 of 2High StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71873  Planned by Bryce
Item 2 of 7After 1884 ConstructionExecuted
Item 3 of 725 April 1888  Plans approved by Town Hall works committee
Item 4 of 722 January 1889 Foundation stone 
Item 5 of 7c. 1900  Working plans by F J C Carruthers hung in RSA - probably considerably revised
Item 6 of 71901 Scheme acceptedCommittee selected a site adjoining the Town Hall and incorporating the Market Hall, subject to agreement [Library World]
Item 7 of 727 December 1901 Plans prepared, construction not yet begunAmended plans for the library approved by the Town Council - cost reduced to 1640


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  1873 Designs; executed posthumously, with revisions
Item 2 of 2Francis (Frank) James Chambers Carruthers  c. 1900 Tower buildings containing Free Library added on adjacent site


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Fiddes, Valerie and Rowan, Alistair1976David Bryce 1803-1876 Exhibition Catalogue, University of Edinburgh 
Item 2 of 3Groome, Francis H Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-85) Edinburgh, London & Glasgow: Thomas C Jack, Grange Publishing Works 
Item 3 of 3RSA1890   442 - working plans for tower

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Building News190112  p871
Item 2 of 3Library World1901  p184
Item 3 of 3Scotsman26 April 1888  p7

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register37579 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Frank James Chambers Carruthers: F v17 p85 no1139 (microfilm reel 12)