Basic Site Details

Name: High School
Town, district or village: Arbroath
City or county: Angus
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: N.B. Various conflicts of information between Gifford and other sources.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Angus CollegeYes 

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 1Keptie RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41889  School designed and built
Item 2 of 41895 Build/constructionSouth wing (Gifford)
Item 3 of 41930 Addition 
Item 4 of 41930 AdditionWest wing


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 9(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitect 1889 Design
Item 2 of 9Archibald Anderson SymonArchitectural practiceA1889  
Item 3 of 9Carver & SymonArchitectural practiceA1889 Took over from Rowand Anderson whose design was not liked
Item 4 of 9John CarverArchitectA1889  
Item 5 of 9Archibald Anderson SymonArchitectural practiceC1895 South wing
Item 6 of 9Carver & SymonArchitectural practiceC1895 South wing
Item 7 of 9John CarverArchitectC1895 South wing
Item 8 of 9Thomas WhyteArchitectB1930 Additions
Item 9 of 9Angus County Council Architect's Department (later Angus Council Architects' Department)Architectural Department (New Towns etc)D1930 West wing.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep325
Item 2 of 2Historic Scotland Lists     

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1930Jan-June p53
Item 2 of 2Dundee Advertiser   CHECK DATE

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register21239HS says Carver & Symon and date given as c.1875 but style and date of Anderson scheme indicate it must be later