Basic Site Details

Name: Balgonie Colliery
Town, district or village: Markinch
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Colliery  
Item 2 of 3Engine house  
Item 3 of 3Transit shed  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71888  Workshops and offices
Item 2 of 71899  Brickwork
Item 3 of 71907  Power house and detail of its roof
Item 4 of 71908  Proposed offices and boundary wall
Item 5 of 71910  Engine house
Item 6 of 71913  Oriels
Item 7 of 7c. 1922  Locomotive shed.


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 18James Ross Gillespie D1886 Workshops and offices
Item 2 of 18James Scott D1886 Workshops and offices - as assistant
Item 3 of 18Gillespie & Scott A1898 Brickwork
Item 4 of 18James Ross Gillespie A1898 Brickwork
Item 5 of 18James Scott A1898 Brickwork
Item 6 of 18Gillespie & Scott C1907 Power house and detail of its roof
Item 7 of 18James Ross Gillespie C1907 Power house and detail of its roof
Item 8 of 18James Scott C1907 Power house and detail of its roof
Item 9 of 18Gillespie & Scott E1908 Proposed offices and boundary wall
Item 10 of 18James Ross Gillespie E1908 Proposed offices and boundary wall
Item 11 of 18James Scott E1908 Proposed offices and boundary wall
Item 12 of 18Gillespie & Scott F1910 Engine house
Item 13 of 18James Ross Gillespie F1910 Engine house
Item 14 of 18James Scott F1910 Engine house
Item 15 of 18Gillespie & Scott B1913 Oriels
Item 16 of 18James Ross Gillespie B1913 Oriels
Item 17 of 18James Scott B1913 Oriels
Item 18 of 18Andrew David Haxton Gc. 1922 Locomotive shed.


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1920/22/1
Item 2 of 3Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore134132 
Item 3 of 3St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle nos 31, 905, 977, 1000, 1167, 1360 (also 00/39?)