Basic Site Details

Name: Mar Place Housing
Town, district or village: Keith
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Mixed group of 70 dwellings. Saltire Award

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2  Won award or awardsSaltire Award
Item 2 of 21966 Build/constructionCost 320,000. Local Authority Housing Commission.


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 7(Professor) James Paul A1966  
Item 2 of 7Baxter Clark & Paul A1966  
Item 3 of 7David William Baxter (junior) a1966  
Item 4 of 7Ian Geoffrey Plenderleath A1966  
Item 5 of 7John Stewart Clark A1966  
Item 6 of 7Peter Murchie A1966  
Item 7 of 7Robert Reid Black A1966  


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


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building3 October 1969  p40/105

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSScottish Survey of Architectural Practices Project MS material  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers F no6154 (Combined Box 122) John Stewart Clark's Paper