Basic Site Details

Name: Milton Road School with schoolmaster's house and janitor's house
Town, district or village: Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: For 500 pupils.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4Milton Road School  
Item 2 of 4West Infant School name in 1912
Item 3 of 4West Primary SchoolYes 
Item 4 of 4West School  

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 240-44, Milton RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2William Street William Williamson addition


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 718741876  
Item 2 of 74 September 1876 Opened 
Item 3 of 718781880 Further work?
Item 4 of 71912  Additions and alterations
Item 5 of 721 August 1931 Journal referenceAdditions and alterations 'to be built'
Item 6 of 729 November 1935 Journal referenceAddition of harled classroom 'to be built'
Item 7 of 71989 Alterations 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 5(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitect 18741880 
Item 2 of 5William WilliamsonArchitect 1912 Additions and alterations
Item 3 of 5George SandilandsArchitectC1931 Additions and alterations
Item 4 of 5George SandilandsArchitectD1935 Addition of harled classroom
Item 5 of 5James RaeArchitectural TechnicianE1989 Alterations and additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p 292
Item 2 of 3Glen, Duncan2008William Williamson  p94
Item 3 of 3RSA1880   995

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 7ArchitectJuly 1912LXXXVIII Supplement, p 12
Item 2 of 7Architect and Building News21 August 1931CXXVII p 228
Item 3 of 7Builder1875XXVIII p 218
Item 4 of 7Builder29 November 1935CXLIX p 986
Item 5 of 7Building News1875XXVIII p 170
Item 6 of 7Building News1876XXXI p 229
Item 7 of 7RIBA Journal1916 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp 273

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 7Courtesy of Gavin McConnell May 2012Information sent to Yvonne Hillyard  
Item 2 of 7Edinburgh University LibraryAnderson Collection (Plans and drawings) Drawings
Item 3 of 7Fife Archives, Iona House, John Smith Business Park, KirkcaldyKirkcaldy Dean of Guild Court Ref 154
Item 4 of 7Fife Regional ArchivesSchool Board Minutes  
Item 5 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register36395 
Item 6 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register44081 
Item 7 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register44082