Basic Site Details

Name: Carnegie Public Library
Town, district or village: Wick
City or county: Caithness
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 412 June 1895  Plans dated
Item 2 of 41896 Design exhibitedDesign exhibited
Item 3 of 427 March 1897 Foundation stone 
Item 4 of 46 September 1898 Opened 


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 3Barbaretus Sinclair Macdonald (or Sinclair Macdonald)  1895 As executant architect for Leadbetter and Fairley
Item 2 of 3Leadbetter & Fairley A1895 Drew up design - with Sinclair MacDonald as executant architect
Item 3 of 3Thomas Greenshields Leadbetter A1895 Drew up design - with Sinclair MacDonald as executant architect


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Academy Architecture1896 part 1 p69
Item 2 of 3RSA1896   452
Item 3 of   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3DMW ArchiveSmall, G P: The Leadbetters' Victorian Legacy, Unpublished paper, 21 September 1994 Leadbetter & Fairley work
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register42324 
Item 3 of 3North Highland ArchivesSinclair MacDonald Collection SM 1930/131/2