Basic Site Details

Name: Caledonian Insurance Building
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Alternative Names

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

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 133,35, Meadowside (or Albert Square)Yes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318861887  
Item 2 of 31926  Additions
Item 3 of 31936  Additions


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 7John Murray Robertson  18861887 
Item 2 of 7David Smith A1926 Additions - as chief assistant to James Findlay
Item 3 of 7James Findlay A1926 Additions
Item 4 of 7Findlay Stewart & Robbie B1936 Additions
Item 5 of 7Henry Pearce Robbie B1936 Additions
Item 6 of 7James Findlay B1936 Additions
Item 7 of 7Nelson T Stewart B1936 Additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep137

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder8 October 1926CXXXI p591 (for 1926 additions)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Dundee Archive and Record CentreJohn Murray Robertson/James Findlay Collection (from Wellwood Leslie Architects) GD/WL Bundle 5 (7 sheets for 1886 work, 1 sheet for 1926 work and 1 sheet fro 1936 work)
Item 2 of 4Dundee Planning Department/NMRSDundee Approved Duplicate Plans (Originals in NMRS for dates 1867-1883; otherwise on microfilm) Book 21, pp36-39
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register2532733, 35 Meadowside or Albert Square
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Murray Robertson: F v8 p87 (microfiche 102/B1)