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Basic Site Details

Name: Abbot House
Town, district or village: Dunfermline
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Abbot House  
Item 2 of 2Dunfermline Heritage Centre  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Abbot StreetYes 
Item 2 of 221, MaygateYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4  Won award or awardsSaltire Commendation
Item 2 of 4Late 1500s Construction 
Item 3 of 4December 1950November 1951Plans datedUnclear if this was executed - or work deferred until earll 1960s.
Item 4 of 419611963 Restoration


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 5George AnnandArchitectB19611963Restoration
Item 2 of 5James Grant ShearerArchitectB19611962Restoration
Item 3 of 5Shearer & AnnandArchitectural practiceB19611963Restoration
Item 4 of 5James Daniel ShearerArchitectAAfter 1962 Restoration
Item 5 of 5Peter Ranson  1994 Award-winning regeneration scheme


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


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p194
Item 2 of 3McEwan, Bert1998Dunfermline: our heritage  pp13-17
Item 3 of 3Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp12

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25978 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand Collection SA 1960/1-43 (drawings, job files etc)


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