Basic Site Details

Name: Brechin High School
Town, district or village: Brechin
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Preceptor's ground

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Brechin High School  
Item 2 of 2Maisondieu Primary schoolYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Maisondieu Primary School, St Andrew StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318751877 Competition held
Item 2 of 31901 AdditionScience and art wing
Item 3 of 319271930Alterations 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 5Aitkenhead & MasonArchitectural practiceA18751877 
Item 2 of 5James S MasonArchitectA18751877 
Item 3 of 5William AitkenheadArchitectA18751877 
Item 4 of 5David Wishart GallowayArchitectB1901 Science and art wing
Item 5 of 5Angus County Council Architect's Department (later Angus Council Architects' Department)Architectural Department (New Towns etc)A19271930Extension


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Brechin guide1884Guide to Brechin   
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep371

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Forfar|Dundee Archives? CHECK poss now at MontroseBrechin School Board, Letter Books  
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register22552 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Wishart Galloway: L v17 no1277