Basic Site Details

Name: Drill Hall and Headquarters, 1-7 Burns Statue Square
Town, district or village: Ayr
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: The drill hall, when completed, will be 96 feet by 50 feet. The structure includes an armoury for 300 rifles, a gymnasium, a reading room, a billiards room, an officersí mess room, a sergeantsí mess room, ladiesí and gentlemenís cloakrooms, artistesí rooms and platform.[British Architect 17 January 1902 p52]

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Alloway Street  
Item 2 of 21-7, Burns Statue SquareYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31898  Design exhibited
Item 2 of 31901 Construction 
Item 3 of 31904  Design exhibited


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 1James Archibald MorrisArchitect 1898 Design exhibited 1898 and 1904


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 12nd Volunteer Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp19
Item 2 of 3RSA1898   564
Item 3 of 3RSA1904   466

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Ayrshire Advertiser6 November 1902   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register21517