Basic Site Details

Name: St Margaret's Works
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Building dated. 1926 rebuilding required because of Town Council street improvement

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Foundry StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Pilmuir StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31870  Works begun
Item 2 of 31882  Large extension
Item 3 of 31900   

People

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 8James Guthrie OrcharEngineerC1870  
Item 2 of 8Robertson & OrcharArchitectural practice, EngineersC1870  
Item 3 of 8William RobertsonEngineerC1870  
Item 4 of 8David BarclayArchitectA1900 Large additions
Item 5 of 8H & D BarclayArchitectural practiceA1900 Large additions
Item 6 of 8Ashton & BeveridgeArchitectB1926 Ist floor bridge linking to Pilmuir Works added. Old building to be rebuilt on new line
Item 7 of 8David BeveridgeArchitectB1926 Ist floor bridge linking to Pilmuir Works added. Old building to be rebuilt on new line
Item 8 of 8J H AshtonArchitectB1926 Ist floor bridge linking to Pilmuir Works added. Old building to be rebuilt on new line

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Hay & Robertson Ltd 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Cunning, James1978The rise and fall of Dunfermline damask Brighton Polytechnic dissertation 
Item 2 of 2Hume, John R1977The Industrial Archaeology of ScotlandVol1 The Lowlands and BordersLondon: BT Batsford Ltdp133

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder10 September 1926   
Item 2 of 3Dunfermline Journal11 March 1899   
Item 3 of 3Dunfermline Journal18 August 1900   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Mark WatsonInformation sent to Dictionary Sent February 2014
Item 2 of 3Dunfermline Burgh OfficeDunfermline Dean of Guild Folders 1342, 2224, 2230, 2232
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register46905