Basic Site Details

Name: Elgin Court House
Town, district or village: Elgin
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for the earlier courthouse and county offices, which were superseded by this building.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Sheriff Court  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1High StreetYesSouth side


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218641866Journal reference 
Item 2 of 21973 Addition 


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 13A & W ReidArchitectural practiceA18641866 
Item 2 of 13Alexander ReidArchitectA18641866 
Item 3 of 13William ReidArchitectA18641866 
Item 4 of 13(Professor) James PaulArchitectB1973 Extension
Item 5 of 13Baxter Clark & PaulArchitectural practiceB1973 Extension
Item 6 of 13David William Baxter (junior)ArchitectB1973 Extension
Item 7 of 13George CruickshankArchitectB1973 Extension
Item 8 of 13George Lindsay BruceArchitectB1973 Extension
Item 9 of 13George Lindsay BruceArchitectB1973 Extension
Item 10 of 13Ian Geoffrey PlenderleathArchitectB1973 Extension
Item 11 of 13John Stewart ClarkArchitectB1973 Extension
Item 12 of 13Peter MurchieArchitectB1973 Extension
Item 13 of 13Robert Reid BlackArchitectB1973 Extension


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Scottish Civic Trust1983Historic Buildings at Work: a guide to the historic buildings of Scotland used by Central Government Scottish Civic Trust/Property Services Agency, Department of the Environmentp63
Item 2 of 2Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Pressp592

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen Journal11 May 1864   
Item 2 of 2Inverness Advertiser19 January 1866   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register30778 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSScottish Survey of Architectural Practices Project MS material