Basic Site Details

Name: Comely Park House
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Carnegie UK Trust Offices and LibraryYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3House  
Item 2 of 3Office  
Item 3 of 3Library  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Abbey ParkYes 
Item 2 of 280, New RowYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31927  Adaptation of house and outbuildings, carried out in successive operations as required
Item 2 of 3c. 1930  Caretaker's House
Item 3 of 31937c. 1957 Further alterations?


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 2James Grant ShearerArchitectAc. 1927c. 1930Addition and alterations to main house, forming office for Dunfermline Carnegie Trust (plans dated)
Item 2 of 2James Grant ShearerArchitectBc. 1937c. 1957Additions and alterations?


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Carnegie Dunfermline Trust 


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Dunfermline Burgh OfficeDunfermline Dean of Guild March 1892, Folder 2976
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26022New Row, Comely Park House
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand Collection SA 1930/13/1, SA 1930/2/1-6
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Grant Shearer: L no5519 (combined box 85) and F no4072 (box 32)