Basic Site Details

Name: 71 North Street
Town, district or village: St Andrews
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1University of St Andrews Administrative OfficesYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Butts WyndYes 
Item 2 of 271, North StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61400s  Begun in 14th century
Item 2 of 61851  Gateway adjoining St Salvator's Chapel
Item 3 of 61890s or 1900s or 1910s  Undated drawings for unspecified work
Item 4 of 61912  Gabled addition
Item 5 of 61938  Railings and gate
Item 6 of 61971  Rebuilding of east gable


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 8H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency) B1851 Gateway adjoining St Salvator's Chapel - Robert Matheson as Clerk of Works for Scotland
Item 2 of 8Robert Matheson B1851 Gateway adjoining St Salvator's Chapel - as Clerk of Works for Scotland in H M Office of Works
Item 3 of 8Gillespie & Scott D?1890s or 1900s or 1910s Undated drawings for unspecified work
Item 4 of 8James Ross Gillespie D?1890s or 1900s or 1910s Undated drawings for unspecified work
Item 5 of 8James Scott D?1890s or 1900s or 1910s Undated drawings for unspecified work
Item 6 of 8David Henry C1912 Gabled addition
Item 7 of 8Hall & Henry C1912 Gabled addition
Item 8 of 8Reginald Francis Joseph Fairlie  1938 Railings and gate


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p 395
Item 2 of 2Nuttgens, Patrick1959Reginald Fairlie 1883-1952: A Scottish Architect Edinburgh: Oliver & Boydp 55

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register40770 
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Original drawings?
Item 3 of 4St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle no 1561 ('house at corner of Butts Wynd & North Street')
Item 4 of 4St Andrews University LibraryPlans Collection Plans dated 1911; also UY 1381 (1851)