Basic Site Details

Name: Gracefield
Town, district or village: Dumfries
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Large villa. Attribution and date based on similarity to Glassmount.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Gracefield Arts Centre  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Gracefield/28, Edinburgh RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1850 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 318841885Addition 
Item 3 of 322 May 1953 ProposedDumfries and District Arts and Community Association propose to build a theatre and concert hall at Gracefield Arts Centre - town council have agreed to contribute 1,000 towards the project

People

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 2Walter Newall Bc. 1850(?) Attirbution.
Item 2 of 2James Barbour A18841885Additions

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1 Dumfries and District Arts and Community Association 1953, addition of theatre and concert hall

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1MacKechnie, Aonghus1988Walter Newall, Architect in Dumfries Trans. Dumfres & Galloway Naturual History & Antiquarian Society, 3rd ser, lxiii 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder22 May 1953   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Dumfries & Galloway CouncilJames Barbour drawings, Sutherland Dickie & Copland Archive (many not traced, 2010) 1115