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Perth, Tay Street, Sheriff Court

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    COUNTY BUILDINGS
  • Canmore ID
    159771
  • Site type
    SHERIFF COURTHOUSE
  • Parish
    PERTH
  • Council
    PERTHSHIRE
  • NGR
    NO 12062 23391
  • Latitude, longitude
    56.394567N, 3.42615W
  • Archeological notes
    N/A
  • Architectural notes
    NO12SW 569 12062 23391 Architect: Sir Robert Smirke 1819 David Smart 1868 - rebuilt courtroom Robert Reid - designs for new building - not executed 1806 - 1814 EXTERNAL REFERENCE Perth Art Gallery. Morison's Perth & Perthshire Register 1807 elevation of proposed Sheriff Court House & PRO. S.N.P.G. Scots Magazine, Feb. 1816 - 1 engraving NMRS REFERENCE Moxon & Carfrae A/C books. No.300 1831 - details of painting work

Related material information

PRINT ROOM

  • 159771 (1900)
    Postcard. General view from NE. Insc: "651 County Buildings and Museum, Perth"
  • 159771 (1816)
    Engraving of Perth Sheriff Court, front view. Titled: 'View of the new County Building Perth.For the Scots Mag. & Edinr. Literary Miscy, pubd. by A. Constable & Co. 1 April, 1816. Robert Smirke Architect. W & D Lizars, Edinr.'
  • 159771 ()
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Page 5/1 general view from South-East. Titled: "The County Buildings" PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO 81: THE PERTH POET'S ALBUM
  • 159771 (1880)
    PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO 81: THE PERTH POET'S ALBUM Album of blue leather with gold stamped decoration and gilt edged leaves Album of views of towns including Perth, Linlithgow, Stirling, and St Andrews and also of Cambuskenneth, Dunblane Cathedral, Arbroath Abbey, Auchmithie, Falkland Palace, Auchterarder in the snow, and Arran. Pages are headed with decorative script and bordered in red ink. Notes on relevant history accompany some photographs, some are accompanied by poems. Album is unfinished

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 159771 (1900)
    Copy of postcard showing general view from NE.
  • 159771 (1985)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Sheriff courthouse and county buildings.
  • 159771 (1984)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Drawing.
  • 159771 (1984)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Drawing.
  • 159771 (1984)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Interior and exterior views.
  • 159771 (1982)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Exterior views.
  • 159771 (1980)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Ballroom.
  • 159771 (1979)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Colour view of Ballroom.
  • 159771 (1979)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Interiors.
  • 159771 (1974)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. General survey.
  • 159771 (1984)
    Sheriff Court, Tay Street, Perth.
  • 159771 (1982)
    The Vine, Dundee.
  • 159771 (21/9/2000)
    View from SE.
  • 159771 (21/9/2000)
    View from SE.
  • 159771 (10/6/2003)
    View from SE showing portico entrance
  • 159771 (10/6/2003)
    View from SE showing portico entrance
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of ground floor plan.
  • 159771 (1806)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of engraving. Insc: "Elevation of the East Front of the Proposed New Buildings Perth" "These Buildings will contain Justiciary Hall, Sheriff Court Room, Sheriff Clerk's Office, Public Record Room, Town Hall, Coffee Room &c, &c"
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of elevation. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Elevation of the Front towards the River"
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of elevation of river front. Insc: "Sketches for the design for the front towards the River"
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of elevation of river front. Insc: "Sketches for the design for the front towards the River"
  • 159771 (1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of elevation of river front. Insc: "Sketches for the design for the front towards the River"
  • 159771 ()
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Interior detail of ceiling plasterwork and part of candleabra.
  • 159771 ()
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Interior detail of fireplace and mantel piece.
  • 159771 ()
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Interior detail of entrance door to ballroom and surround.
  • 159771 (1806)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of engraving. Insc: "Elevation of the East Front of the Proposed New Buildings Perth" "These Buildings will contain Justiciary Hall, Sheriff Court Room, Sheriff Clerk's Office, Public Record Room, Town Hall, Coffee Room &c, &c"
  • 159771 ()
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of engraving. Insc: "View of the New County Building Perth"
  • 159771 (6/1813)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of elevation. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Elevation showing the Back of the Building"
  • 159771 (6/1813)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of elevation. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Elevation of the Front towards the River"
  • 159771 (6/1813)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of elevation and section. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Elevation showing the End of the Building Section across the Building."
  • 159771 (6/1813)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of plan. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Plan showing the covered Roof"
  • 159771 (6/1813)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of plan. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Plan showing the naked timbers of the Roof"
  • 159771 (6/1813)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of plan. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Plan of the 2nd or Principal Floor"
  • 159771 (6/1813)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of plan. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Plan of the 1st or Ground Floor"
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of plan. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Plan of the walls showing the joisting of the 2nd Floor"
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of plan. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Plan of the walls showing the joisting of the Ground Floor"
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of plan. Insc: "Perth County Buildings plan showing the rough walls immediately above the scarcement of the Foundations"
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of section. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Section of the Court Rooms"
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of roof plan. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Plan of the covered Roof"
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of elevation. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Elevation of the Front towards the River"
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of roof floor plan. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Plan of the covered Roof"
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of roof floor plan. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Plan showing the naked timbers of the Roof"
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of second floor plan. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Plan of Second Floor"
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of elevation. Insc: "Perth County Buildings Elevation showing the end of the Building"
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of ground floor plan.
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of elevation of river front. Insc: "Sketches for the design for the front towards the River"
  • 159771 (5/1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of elevation of river front. Insc: "Sketches for the design for the front towards the River"
  • 159771 (1812)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of elevation of river front. Insc: "Sketches for the design for the front towards the River"
  • 159771 (1806)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Photographic copy of elevation. Insc: "Elevation of the end of the proposed Public Buildings towards George Street, Perth"
  • 159771 (1940)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. General view from South-East.
  • 159771 (1940)
    Perth, Municipal Chambers. View of lamp posts.

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 1257546 (22/9/1932)
    Perth, general view, showing the Bridges and North Inch Golf Course. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing north.
  • 1257545 (22/9/1932)
    Perth, general view, showing the Bridges and St John's Kirk of Perth. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing north.
  • 696396 (1979)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Colour view of Ballroom.
  • 696395 (1979)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Colour view of Ballroom.
  • 159771 (21/9/2000)
    View from SE.
  • 1029158 (10/6/2003)
    View of Sheriff Court from SE showing portico entrance

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1299081 (14/6/2012)
    Oblique aerial view of Perth Sheriff Courthouse, taken from the N.
  • 1299080 (14/6/2012)
    Oblique aerial view of Perth Sheriff Courthouse, taken from the NNE.
  • 1299079 (14/6/2012)
    Oblique aerial view of Perth Sheriff Courthouse, taken from the NE.
  • 1299078 (14/6/2012)
    Oblique aerial view of Perth Sheriff Courthouse, taken from the E.
  • 1299077 (14/6/2012)
    Oblique aerial view of Perth Sheriff Courthouse, taken from the SE.
  • 1299076 (14/6/2012)
    Oblique aerial view of Perth Sheriff Courthouse, taken from the S.
  • 1299075 (14/6/2012)
    Oblique aerial view of Perth Sheriff Courthouse, taken from the SSW.
  • 1233662 (1816)
    Engraving of Perth Sheriff Court, front view. Titled: 'View of the new County Building Perth.For the Scots Mag. & Edinr. Literary Miscy, pubd. by A. Constable & Co. 1 April, 1816. Robert Smirke Architect. W & D Lizars, Edinr.'

PRINTS AND DRAWINGS

  • 159771 (1950)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Elevation of facade inside portico, windows, architectural details. Insc: "County Buildings".
  • 159771 (1950)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. Part elevation of portico. Insc: "County Buildings".
  • 159771 (1950)
    Perth, Tay Street, County Buildings. East elevation, ground floor plan. Insc: "County Buildings".

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Perthshire, Sheet XCVIII1860

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Perth and Clackmannan, Sheet 098.051860
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Perth and Clackmannan, Sheet 098.051860