Basic Site Details

Name: Dumfries Sheriff Court
Town, district or village: Dumfries
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: J Crackston and Son contractor for David Rhind work

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 140, Buccleuch StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218621866  
Item 2 of 219041911 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 4David Rhind  1862  
Item 2 of 4Barbour & Bowie B19041911Alterations
Item 3 of 4James Barbour B19041911Alterations
Item 4 of 4John McLintock Bowie B19041911Alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Architects Engineers and Building Trades Directory1868Architect's, Engineer's and Building Trades' Directory London, Wyman 
Item 2 of 4Edinburgh Architectural Association1907Edinburgh Architectural Association Exhibition Catalogue Edinburgh 
Item 3 of 4Groome, Francis H Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-85) Edinburgh, London & Glasgow: Thomas C Jack, Grange Publishing Works 
Item 4 of 4Scottish Civic Trust1983Historic Buildings at Work: a guide to the historic buildings of Scotland used by Central Government Scottish Civic Trust/Property Services Agency, Department of the Environmentp19

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder2 August 1862XX  
Item 2 of 4Builder10 August 1863XXI  
Item 3 of 4Builder5 September 1863XXI  
Item 4 of 4Builder10 November 1866XXIV  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dumfries & Galloway CouncilJames Barbour drawings, Sutherland Dickie & Copland Archive (many not traced, 2010) 119
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26108 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSydney Mitchell & Wilson Collection SMW 1860/1/1 (showing details of joinery by Rhind)