Basic Site Details

Name: Central Higher Grade School
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Cost: 28,500. Enlargement of school into higher grade public school and pupil teachers' institute in the form of a new building facing Belmont Street and Schoolhill Street.

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 2Belmont Street  
Item 2 of 2Schoolhill Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11901 Build/construction 


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 3Aberdeen School Board Architects' DepartmentArchitectural practiceA1901 J A O Allan responsible
Item 2 of 3Alexander Ross LindsayArchitectA1901 As assistant for Aberdeen School Board
Item 3 of 3John Alexander Ogg AllanArchitectA1901 As architect to Aberdeen School Board


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp84
Item 2 of 2Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Aberdeen Daily Journal14 June 1902  p8 Illustration and description
Item 2 of 2Builder23 November 1901  p468

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSAlbum of newscuttings on the work of Alexander Brown of Brown and Watt  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Alexander Ogg Allan: L v23 no1837 & F v22 no1574 (microfilm reel 13); Alexander Ross Lindsay: L v15 no1053