Basic Site Details

Name: Public Library
Town, district or village: Burntisland
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 3,100-3,500

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Burntisland Free LibraryYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1102, High StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31906 Competition design 
Item 2 of 318 September 1907 Opened 
Item 3 of 3Before 1975(?) Alterations and additions 


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 5Alexander Ross LindsayArchitectA1906 Assisted William Williamson with successful competition designs
Item 2 of 5Peter ReidArchitectA1906 As chief draughtsman to William Williamson on successful competition designs
Item 3 of 5William WilliamsonArchitectA1906 Won competition to secure job
Item 4 of 5Williamson & InglisArchitectural practiceA1906 Won competition to secure job
Item 5 of 5Fife County Education Architect's DepartmentArchitectCBefore 1975 Alterations and additions?


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p115
Item 2 of 4Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp46
Item 3 of 4Who's Who in Architecture1914    
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Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect16 March 1906LXXV Supplement, p16
Item 2 of 3Builder1906XC p157
Item 3 of 3Building News1905LXXXIX p458

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Gavin McConnell May 2012Information sent to Yvonne Hillyard  
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register22812 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Ross Lindsay: L v15 no1053; Peter Reid: L v20 no1541