Basic Site Details

Name: Housing, Buncles Court and Lamer Street
Town, district or village: Dunbar
City or county: East Lothian
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 21-4, Buncles Court  
Item 2 of 230-38, Lamer Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219531956Build/construction 
Item 2 of 2c. 1975  Scheme abandoned


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 8(Sir) Basil Urwin Spence A19531956Partner in charge
Item 2 of 8Andrew Renton A19531956Designer
Item 3 of 8Basil Spence & Partners A19531956 
Item 4 of 8James Beveridge A19531956Worked on project
Item 5 of 8John Hardie Glover A19531956Job architect
Item 6 of 8Richard Ross Forbes Cassidy A19531956Worked on project
Item 7 of 8Sara Elizabeth McCosh A19531956Worked on project
Item 8 of 8William Alexander Bruce Robertson A19531956Partner in charge

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1Planning scheme for redevelopment of seafront, including fishermen's cottages 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Edwards, Brian1995Basil Spence 1907-1976  p39
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp96-7
Item 3 of 3Long, Philip and Thomas, Jane (eds)2007Basil Spence, architect  pp41, 89, 90

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect and Building News15 April 1959  p334-337
Item 2 of 4Architectural ReviewDecember 1952  p396
Item 3 of 4Builder7 November 1951   
Item 4 of 4DOCOMOMOMarch 2007no36 p88

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51775 
Item 2 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Dunbar Burgh Council Minutes NAS B18/13/22, B18/13/26, B18/13/29-33. Also Housing Development in the Harbour Area NAS B18/20/11-12, 22-23
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSpence Glover & Ferguson Collection138342 
Item 4 of 4NMRSBasil Spence Archive138342