Basic Site Details

Name: Public Baths Market Gate Street
Town, district or village: Arbroath
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Architectural Competition: 26 sets of plans submitted. Assessor -James Thomson, city engineer, Dundee.

1st place £25 Hugh Gavin, Arbroath
2nd place £15 David Wishart Galloway of Brechin
3rd place £10 Wilson and Savage Bedford Park London

Gavinís scheme was adopted and Hugh Gavin appointed architect

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Market Gate Street   


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11913 Competition results announced 


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 3David Wishart GallowayArchitect 1913 Placed second in competition. £15 premium
Item 2 of 3Hugh GavinArchitect 1913 Won competition and secured the commission
Item 3 of 3James ThomsonArchitect 1913  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep326

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Arbroath Herald and Advertiser for the Montrose Bu22 April 1927   
Item 2 of 4British Architect30 May 1913  p421
Item 3 of 4Builder30 May 1913  p629
Item 4 of 4Building News30 May 1913  p764