Basic Site Details

Name: Telephone Exchange
Town, district or village: Perth
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219571960Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21970 AdditionExtension to Telephone Exchange, Perth. Cost 80,000.


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 11Alfred Charles Shallis A19571960As Chief Architect in the Ministry of Works
Item 2 of 11H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency) A19571960With A C Shallis as Chief Architect
Item 3 of 11(Professor) James Paul B1970 Extension
Item 4 of 11Alexander John Smith B1970 Extension
Item 5 of 11Baxter Clark & Paul B1970 Extension
Item 6 of 11David William Baxter (junior) B1970 Extension
Item 7 of 11George Lindsay Bruce B1970 Extension
Item 8 of 11Ian Geoffrey Plenderleath B1970 Extension
Item 9 of 11John Stewart Clark B1970 Extension
Item 10 of 11Peter Murchie B1970 Extension
Item 11 of 11Robert Reid Black B1970 Extension


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp612

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSScottish Survey of Architectural Practices Project MS material