Basic Site Details

Name: Dumfries Municipal Chambers
Town, district or village: Dumfries
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Dumfries Municipal Chambers, Buccleuch StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2c. 1930  Date of Leslie Grahame Thomson (competition?) drawings anad Waddell & Young competition drawings
Item 2 of 219311932Construction 


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 6Leslie Grahame Thomson (or Leslie Grahame-Thomson; later Leslie Grahame MacDougall)Architect c. 1930 Competition drawings (not successful)
Item 2 of 6John Jeffrey WaddellArchitectBc. 1930 Competition drawings (not successful)
Item 3 of 6Thomas Peach Weir YoungArchitectBc. 1930 Competition drawings (not successful)
Item 4 of 6Waddell & YoungArchitectural practiceBc. 1930 Competition drawings (not successful)
Item 5 of 6James CarruthersArchitect 19311932Won competition and secured job
Item 6 of 6Thomas Irvine Livingstone MortonArchitect 1931 Competition design - not successful


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p270

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News1931Jan-Jun p376

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26099 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLeslie Grahame Thomson MacDougall Collection LGM 1930/21/1
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWaddell Collection 3 competition drawings (Waddell & Young)