Basic Site Details

Name: Carnegie Baths
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 5,209. Cost of additions 1.000.

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 512 June 1875 Advertisement for tenders 
Item 2 of 5May 1877  Nearly completed
Item 3 of 512 July 1877 Opened 
Item 4 of 52 February 1884  Addition for galleries
Item 5 of 51905  Converted into hall


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 5Alexander Ross    Unspecified work - no date
Item 2 of 5Andrew Scobie  1875  
Item 3 of 5Campbell Douglas A1884 Addition of galleries
Item 4 of 5Campbell Douglas & Sellars A1884 Addition of galleries
Item 5 of 5James Sellars A1884 Addition of galleries


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gordon, Ian and Inglis, Simon2009Great Lengths: the Historic Indoor Swimming Pools of Great Britain English Heritagep132
Item 2 of 3Guide to Dunfermline1882    
Item 3 of 3Reid, Alan and Kirk, William1934Royal Dunfermline 5th ed.p125

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 9Architect XVII p330
Item 2 of 9Architect XXXI p226
Item 3 of 9British Architect20 July 1877VIII p31
Item 4 of 9Building News XLVI p533
Item 5 of 9Building News XXXII p463
Item 6 of 9Building News4 April 1884   
Item 7 of 9Dundee Courier13 July 1877   
Item 8 of 9Dunfermline Journal12 June 1875   
Item 9 of 9Dunfermline Journal13 December 1884   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Highland ArchivesAlexander Ross collection with handlist Papers relating to the Baths and Gym - perhaps documenting work by Alexander Ross?