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Basic Site Details

Name: Pathhead Public Hall
Town, district or village: Pathhead, Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 3,000 to 3,600 (sources vary). Cost of 1898 additions: 200.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Fife College Arts and Leisure CentreYes 
Item 2 of 2Pathhead Town Hall  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Pathhead Public Hall, Commercial StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41882 Journal referencePlans adopted
Item 2 of 430 June 1883 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 422 February 1884 Opened 
Item 4 of 41894  Proposed new lending library


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 6Campbell DouglasArchitect, ValuerA18821884 
Item 2 of 6Campbell Douglas & SellarsArchitectural practiceA18821884 
Item 3 of 6James SellarsArchitect, ValuerA18821884 
Item 4 of 6Robert Reid RaeburnArchitectF1882 Competition design - not successful
Item 5 of 6George Washington BrowneArchitect 1883 Competition design - not successful
Item 6 of 6James Law LumsdenSurveyor 1898 Additions

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Pathhead Town Hall, lending library 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p295
Item 2 of 3Livingstone, P K1955A History of Kirkcaldy 1843-1949 Kirkcaldy: The Allen Lithographic Co Ltdp 15
Item 3 of 3RSA1883   1004 - Browne's competition design

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Architect1 July 1882XXVIII p14
Item 2 of 6Architect22 July 1882   
Item 3 of 6Architect29 July 1898LV Supplement, p 12
Item 4 of 6British Architect1883XX p 12
Item 5 of 6Builder1882XLIII p 127
Item 6 of 6Building News1883XLV p 38; p 608 (illustration)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Fife Archives, Iona House, John Smith Business Park, KirkcaldyKirkcaldy Dean of Guild Court Refs 116 and 163
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register36402 
Item 3 of 3St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle no 571


© All rights reserved. The Architect Vol.  xxviii, 1 July 1882, page 14.   

© All rights reserved. The Architect Vol. xxviii, 1 July 1882, page 14.