Basic Site Details

Name: Perth Theatre
Town, district or village: Perth
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1177-187, High StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 66 October 1889 Foundation stone 
Item 2 of 618991900  
Item 3 of 61924  Reconstruction after fire
Item 4 of 61950s Alterations and additions 
Item 5 of 61960s Alterations and additions 
Item 6 of 619801981RepairRe-seating, repairs, restoration


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 10Maclaren & Mackay A1897 High Street frontage
Item 2 of 10Matthew Adam A1897 As assistant - High Street frontage
Item 3 of 10David Thomson C18991900As assistant to William Alexander, City Architect
Item 4 of 10William Alexander C18991900 
Item 5 of 10Cedric John Mathison Young B1924 Restoration after fire
Item 6 of 10G P K Young & Son B1924 Restoration after fire
Item 7 of 10George Penrose Kennedy Young B1924 Restoration after fire
Item 8 of 10Gordon & Dey D19801981Re-seating, repairs, restoration
Item 9 of 10Kenneth B Herd D19801981Re-seating, repairs, restoration. Job architect.
Item 10 of 10Roy Gerard Walmesley D19801981Re-seating, repairs, restoration. Partner in charge.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p39
Item 2 of 4Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp609
Item 3 of 4Haynes, Nick2000Perth and Kinross: an illustrated architectural guide Edinburgh: Rutland Pressp17
Item 4 of 4Peter, Bruce1999Scotland's Splendid Theatres: Architecture and Social History from the Reformation to the Present Day Edinburgh: Polygon (an imprint of Edinburgh University Press Ltd)p 204-207

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder15 September 1900   
Item 2 of 2Perthshire Advertiser6 September 1900   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register39468 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Matthew Adam: L v22 no1769; David Thomson: L v26 no2117