Basic Site Details

Name: Thistle Hall
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: This was originally the Thistle Hall - later part of the Royal Hotel

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 19-19, Union StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 618261829Build/construction 
Item 2 of 6c. 1880  Reconstruction
Item 3 of 618921894Alterations and additionsRemodelled and attic floor added
Item 4 of 61932  Alterations?
Item 5 of 61934  Reconstruction of interior
Item 6 of 61935  Plans dated


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 11David Neave  18261829 
Item 2 of 11George Gordon Maclaren Bc. 1880 Reconstruction
Item 3 of 11James Maclaren Bc. 1880 Reconstruction
Item 4 of 11James Maclaren & Son Bc. 1880 Reconstruction
Item 5 of 11George Gordon Maclaren H18921894Remodelled and attic floor added
Item 6 of 11James Maclaren H18921894Remodelled and attic floor added
Item 7 of 11James Maclaren & Son H18921894Remodelled and attic floor added
Item 8 of 11William Foggie C1932 Alterations
Item 9 of 11Bruce, Son & Morton D1934 Reconstruction of interior
Item 10 of 11Douglas Prain Bruce D1934 Reconstruction of interior
Item 11 of 11George Christie Morton D1934 Reconstruction of interior


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep119
Item 3 of 3Walker, David M1955Architects and Architecture in Dundee 1770-1914  p8

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Dundee City ArchivesDundee Town Council Minutes Town Council Minutes, 17 January 1828
Item 2 of 5Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm) Book 27, pp114-122
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25578 
Item 4 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25576 
Item 5 of 5Trevor Black Architects InvergordonTrevor Black Drawing Archive 1 sheet drawings, record 52, roll 64 & 5 sheets, record 53, roll 64