Basic Site Details

Name: Watt Memorial School
Town, district or village: Greenock
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Statue of Watt by Henry Charles Fehr, sculptor, of London.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1James Watt Memorial School Listed as 'James Watt Memorial, Greenock' in Colin Sinclair's LRIBA nomination papers

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 1Watt Memorial School, Dalrymple StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319081909  
Item 2 of 31934 AdditionEngineering block
Item 3 of 3Before 1945  Unspecified work


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 8(Dr) Colin SinclairArchitectA19081909As assistant with H & D Barclay
Item 2 of 8David BarclayArchitectA19081909 
Item 3 of 8H & D BarclayArchitectural practiceA19081909 
Item 4 of 8Burnet, Boston & CarruthersArchitectural practiceC1934 Extension for engineering
Item 5 of 8J Sterling (or Stirling) C1934 Extension for engineering
Item 6 of 8John TonnerArchitectBBefore 1945 Unspecified work - as assistant
Item 7 of 8Boston, Menzies & MortonArchitectural practiceB?Before 1945 Unspecified work - John Tonner as assistant either to Boston, Menzies & Morton or to Greenock Corporation
Item 8 of 8Greenock CorporationArchitectural practiceB?Before 1945 Unspecified work - John Tonner as assistant either to Boston, Menzies & Morton or to Greenock Corporation


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  p117

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1934Jan-Jun p174
Item 2 of 2Builder3 March 1906XC  

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34101 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Colin Sinclair: L v1 no54 (microfilm reel 29) ('James Watt Memorial, Greenock'); John Tonner: L no5736 (combined box 97)