Basic Site Details

Name: Jean Street School
Town, district or village: Port Glasgow
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Port Glasgow School Board have decided to erect an additional story to Jean-street school. This will give accommodation for 460 more scholars, and is estimated to cost about 6,000. [Building News 22 April 1898 p563]

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 2High Holm StreetYes 
Item 2 of 2Jean StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21884  Work commenced 1884
Item 2 of 21898 Addition 


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 BarclayArchitectA1884  
Item 2 of 3H & D BarclayArchitectural practiceA1884  
Item 3 of 3Hugh BarclayArchitectA1884  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p112

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Building News2 March 1883   
Item 2 of 3Building News28 January 1898  p150 - contracts
Item 3 of 3Building News22 April 1898  p563

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register40075