Basic Site Details

Name: Mercantile Buildings, Dundee Perth & London Shipping Company Offices
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for earlier buildings for the same company at 5 Shore Terrace, now demolished.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Maritime Buildings  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 320, Dock Street  
Item 2 of 326, East Dock StreetYes 
Item 3 of 3Trades Lane Facing South Marketgait


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21853  Building begun (according to HS List)
Item 2 of 21891   


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 3George Gordon Maclaren A1891 New building at 20 Dock Street
Item 2 of 3James Maclaren A1891 New building at 20 Dock Street
Item 3 of 3James Maclaren & Son A1891 New building at 20 Dock Street


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Dundee Perth & London Shipping Company 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep131
Item 2 of 2Historic Scotland Lists    Incorrectly state 'begun 1853, Sir G G Scott, archt'

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm)  
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25232 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection AND/306/2, AND/307/1-3