Basic Site Details

Name: Housing, 19A, 19B, 19C Victoria Street and 10, 12 Writer's Court
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  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119481951Build/construction 


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 8John Hardie Glover A19461951Job architect
Item 2 of 8(Sir) Basil Urwin Spence A19481951Partner in charge
Item 3 of 8Andrew Renton A19481951Designer
Item 4 of 8Basil Spence & Partners A19481951 
Item 5 of 8James Beveridge A19481951Worked in team
Item 6 of 8Sara Elizabeth McCosh A19481951Worked in team
Item 7 of 8William Alexander Bruce Robertson A19481951Partner in charge
Item 8 of 8William Leslie Roworth A19481951Worked in team

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 2Edwards, Brian1995Basil Spence 1907-1976  p39
Item 2 of 2Long, 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  'Housing at Dunbar, Scotland', 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 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51779 
Item 2 of 5Location to be checkedDunbar Dean of Guild drawings Minute Book 15 January 1949, NAS B18/19/1
Item 3 of 5National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Dunbar Burgh Council Minutes NAS B18/13/22, B18/13/26, B18/13/29-33. Housing Development in the Harbour Area, NAS B18/20/11-12, 22-23
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSpence Glover & Ferguson Collection Canmore ID 138342 and 156620
Item 5 of 5NMRSBasil Spence Archive Canmore ID 138342