Basic Site Details

Name: Raith Manse
Town, district or village: Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Funded by Mrs Forrester (or Forester?) of Whytescauseway.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Forester Memorial Manse Uncertain whether Forester or Forrester
Item 2 of 2Forrester Memorial Manse Uncertain whether Forester or Forrester

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 183, Milton RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218921894  
Item 2 of 219281929 Alterations


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 3James Ross Gillespie A18921894 
Item 2 of 3James Scott A18921894As assistant to James Ross Gillespie (and effectively in charge of design for the practice)
Item 3 of 3John Daniel Swanston  19281929Alterations


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Fife Archives, Iona House, John Smith Business Park, KirkcaldyKirkcaldy Dean of Guild Court Refs: 176, 37/28 and 67/64
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register44078 
Item 3 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Kirk Session Records CH 2/834/6, p 6: 19 October 1894
Item 4 of 4St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle no 284