Basic Site Details

Name: Perth Joint Station
Town, district or village: Perth
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Check information on Heiton's work in archives at SRO. Original trainshed roof now demolished.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Leonard StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 718481850 Tite's station built (completed 1850)
Item 2 of 71854  Addition
Item 3 of 71884  Alterations and additions
Item 4 of 71893  Further additions/alterations
Item 5 of 719101911 Further enlargement; new roof
Item 6 of 719671968Build/construction'the open bottom on the v-shaped entrance court was filled' ... 'with a flat-roofed addition'.
Item 7 of 7August 1967 ReconstructionBritish Rail has announced plans to demolish old premises and reconstruct part of the city railway station at cost of 80,000.


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 14(Sir) William Tite  1848 Design and beginning of construction
Item 2 of 14A & A Heiton Bc. 1850 Completed Tite's station
Item 3 of 14Andrew Heiton (junior) Bc. 1850 Completed Tite's station
Item 4 of 14Andrew Heiton (senior) Bc. 1850 Completed Tite's station
Item 5 of 14A & A Heiton C1854 Addition
Item 6 of 14Andrew Heiton (junior) C1854 Addition
Item 7 of 14Andrew Heiton (senior) C1854 Addition
Item 8 of 14Benjamin Hall Blyth II A1884 Alterations and additions
Item 9 of 14Blyth & Cunningham A1884 Alterations and additions
Item 10 of 14Edward Lawrence Ireland Blyth A1884 Alterations and additions
Item 11 of 14George Miller Cunningham A1884 Alterations and additions
Item 12 of 14William A Paterson  1893 Further alterations
Item 13 of 14Donald Alexander Matheson D19101911Enlargement and new roof.
Item 14 of 14British Railways Architects (Architects Department, British Rail)  1967 Reconstruction proposed


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 5Edinburgh and Northern RailwayOther sources
Item 2 of 5Edinburgh Perth & Dundee Railway'Buildings of Scotland'
Item 3 of 5Perth and Dunkeld RailwayOther sources
Item 4 of 5Scottish Central RailwayOther sources and 'Buildings of Scotland'
Item 5 of 5Scottisn Midland Junction Railway'Buildings of Scotland'


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Biddle, Gordon2003Britain's historic railway buildings: an Oxford gazetteer of structures and sites  p710
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University PressP610-1
Item 3 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building11 August 1967  p110

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register39340