Basic Site Details

Name: Blyth Memorial Hall (and municipal buildings)
Town, district or village: Newport
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of main hall, small hall and anterooms c. 4,000

Cost of south extension: 3,000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Blyth Hall BuildingsYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419 May 1877 Opened 
Item 2 of 41878  Flagpole erected
Item 3 of 41909  Plans dated - alterations
Item 4 of 41913  South extension and porch


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 4Alexander Johnston  c. 1877  
Item 2 of 4David Smith Ac. 1909 Alterations? - as chief assistant to James Findlay
Item 3 of 4James Findlay Ac. 1909 Alterations?
Item 4 of 4Joseph Weekes  1913 South extension and porch


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p336
Item 2 of 2Neish History of Newport  p164

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Dundee Advertiserc. 1877  Precise date lost
Item 2 of 2Dundee Advertiser6 September 1878  Flagpole

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dundee Archive and Record CentreJohn Murray Robertson/James Findlay Collection (from Wellwood Leslie Architects) GD/WL Bundle 6 (2 sheets drawings)
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register44765 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Joseph Weekes: F no2407 (box 6)