Basic Site Details

Name: Forfar Prison
Town, district or village: Forfar
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1County OfficesYes 

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31844  Original building
Item 2 of 318691871 Alterations
Item 3 of 31884  Converted from prison to county offices and gatehouse demolished


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 5David Smith  1844 Original building
Item 2 of 5Brown & Wardrop A18691871Alterations
Item 3 of 5James Maitland Wardrop A18691871Alterations
Item 4 of 5Thomas Brown II A18691871Alterations
Item 5 of 5John Carver  1884 Conversion from prison to county offices and gatehouse demolished


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep475

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building Chronicle   Check date

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Angus County officesForfar Town Council Minutes  
Item 2 of 4Forfar County ArchitectPlans  
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register31610 
Item 4 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans Formerly Anderson Collection