Basic Site Details

Name: Brucefield Housing Scheme
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Site bounded on north by St Leonard's Factory, on south and east by proposed 60 foot Town Planning road, and on west by the already developed land facing Hospital Hill

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 712 May 1919  Architects appointed
Item 2 of 717 May 1919  Burgh Engineer to consult with Rutherford and have plan adjusted
Item 3 of 71920  One hundred and eighty-five houses to be built
Item 4 of 710 April 1920  First sod cut
Item 5 of 71921  One hundred and fifty-eight houses to be built
Item 6 of 71935  One hundred and forty houses to be built
Item 7 of 71940  Four hundred houses proposed (to cost 200,000)


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 10Andrew Scobie  1919 To design 14 five-apartment houses
Item 2 of 10James Grant Shearer  1919 To design 20 four-apartment houses
Item 3 of 10John Barbour  1919 To design 20 four-apartment houses
Item 4 of 10John Fraser  1919 To design 16 five-apartment houses
Item 5 of 10Stewart Kaye  1919 To design 20 four-apartment houses
Item 6 of 10Thomas Rutherford  1919 To design 30 three- apartment houses and 20 four-apartment houses
Item 7 of 10Robert Henderson Motion A1919 To design 15 three-apartment houses
Item 8 of 10Robert Henderson Motion B19201921185 and 158 houses to be built
Item 9 of 10David A Shaw C1935 140 houses to be built
Item 10 of 10David A Shaw D1940 400 houses proposed


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Dunfermline Town Council 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 7Architect and Building News3 May 1940CLXII p104
Item 2 of 7Builder15 April 1921CXX p495
Item 3 of 7Builder20 May 1921CXX pp666, 669
Item 4 of 7Builder17 May 1935CXVIII p942
Item 5 of 7Building News13 February 1920CXVIII p128
Item 6 of 7Dunfermline Journal17 May 1919   
Item 7 of 7Dunfermline Journal10 April 1920