Basic Site Details

Name: Abbotshall School, Linktown
Town, district or village: Kirkcaldy
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: For 600 pupils. Cost: c. 6,000.

It is unclear whether Anderson's designs for an Abbotshall School 'to be built' in 1874 were in fact executed; they may have been for a different site.

See separate entry for infant department.

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 2Ramsay RoadYesUnclear whether 'Street' or Road'
Item 2 of 2Ramsay StreetYesUnclear whether 'Street' or Road'


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118891891  


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 2(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitect 1874 Unexecuted designs? Journal entry states 'to be built'
Item 2 of 2Robert LittleArchitect 18891891In independent practice

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Abbotshall School infant department, LinktownSee separate entry for main building.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p291

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect1889XLII p 170
Item 2 of 3Architect28 March 1890XLIII Supplement, p 6
Item 3 of 3Building News1874XXVI p 713 - 'to be built' to the designs of Robert Rowand Anderson

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register44091